Ask the Expert: Social Security for divorced spouses
My ex-wife and I were married for 18 years and both worked full time. I started Social Security at 62. ...
Ask the Expert: Withdrawing Social Security application
I'm 68 years old and currently collecting Social Security. My wife is 65 and will begin collecting her benefit in ...
Ask the Expert: Leaving money in a trust to a spendthrift child
The ideal trustee is sensitive to the beneficiary's needs, strong enough to withstand unreasonable demands, savvy enough to invest appropriately, and young enough to outlive you.
Ask the Expert: Can I postpone 401(k) distributions?
I'm 71 years old. I currently work for two employers, and I have a 401(k) at each company. May I ...
Ask the Expert: Rules for Social Security spousal benefits
The earliest you can file for Social Security is age 62. But if you're now 57, your full retirement age for Social Security purposes is 67.
Hair discrimination isn't legal anymore in New York
Two new laws prohibit discrimination for clothing or hairstyles associated with the employee's race or religion.
Ask the Expert: Taxes on an inherited home
My mother transferred ownership of her home to me and my siblings in 2005, but maintained the right of lifetime ...
Meet Long Island's new small-business champion
The Small Business Administration's new local leader is focused on getting federal money into the hands of Nassau and Suffolk business owners.
Ask the Expert: Do I need a will?
All my accounts have designated beneficiaries. Do I still need a will? I want to leave my house to one ...
Ask the Expert: A widow's Social Security options
A good friend of mine died a few years ago at age 56. His widow is now 61. They both ...