The Tax Attic

Deb & I went to “American Sniper” last weekend. What a great movie. The story of Chris Kyle, credited with over 160 enemy kills, was well-done by Producer Clint Eastwood and actor Bradley Cooper. Navy Seal Kyle possibly had another 95 but that additional number was not verified. Of course, the movie had a very […]

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

Tax news, good and bad We received some good news/bad news from the federal government last week. The Consumer Price Index for this year showed an increase of 3.6%. The good news is the 55 million people who receive Social Security benefits are entitled to a 3.6% increase in those benefits beginning in January 2012. […]

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon — June 3, 2010

“The Golden Age of Retirement” In my opinion, we are well past the mid-point of the age that future generations will come to call “The Golden Age of Retirement.” I have three reasons to back up my assertion. First, there are still mass amounts of people receiving benefits from defined benefit pensions, i.e. you work […]