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THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

Myths involving Social Security Last week, two significant developments occurred that affect Rockford residents. First, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its Preliminary Assessment Recommendation for the Wolverine Worldwide former tannery site downtown. The report concluded that the Michigan Department … Continue reading

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THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

History of Social Security Three weeks ago, my youngest daughter, Kimberly, received her master’s degree from the Department of Writing, Rhetoric and Discourse from Chicago’s DePaul University. At the department’s awards banquet, Dr. Deborah Brandt, professor emerita of English at … Continue reading

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THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

How the SSA calculates benefits Last week, I began a discussion on our Social Security system. The annual statement, beginning in May of this year, can only be accessed online. We went over the procedure for creating an account and … Continue reading

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THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

What happened to the Social Security statement? Let’s talk about Social Security this week and for the next few weeks as well. I authored a short series of articles on Social Security a few years ago, but enough procedures have … Continue reading

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THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

Giving up a rental to foreclosure “Be well… Do good things… Keep in touch.” This is one of Garrison Keillor’s more famous, if not the most famous, quotes from “The Writer’s Almanac.” It’s short, but it sure does say a … Continue reading

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