Entries by Joe Occhipinti

It’s Your Stream, Your Money

As many have come to learn, taxes can be the most complicated part of being a full time content creator, streamer on Twitch or professional gamer. With some people being considered contractors or employees of a team, or both, it can be difficult to navigate your tax liability and learn how to reduce it. However, […]

Do Women Face Greater Retirement Challenges than Men?

Do Women Face Greater Retirement Challenges Than Men? If so, how can they plan to meet those challenges? Provided by Joe Occhipinti A new study has raised eyebrows about the retirement prospects of women. It comes from the National Institute on Retirement Security, a non-profit, non-partisan research organization based in Washington, D.C. Studying 2012 U.S. […]

The A, B, C, & D of Medicare

The A, B, C, & D of Medicare Breaking down the basics & what each part covers. Provided by Joe Occhipinti Whether your 65th birthday is on the horizon or decades away, you should understand the parts of Medicare – what they cover, and where they come from. Parts A & B: Original Medicare. America […]

What Are Catch-Up Contributions Really Worth?

What Are Catch-Up Contributions Really Worth? What degree of difference could they make for you in retirement? Provided by Joe Occhipinti At a certain age, you are allowed to boost your yearly retirement account contributions. For example, you can direct an extra $1,000 per year into a Roth or traditional IRA starting in the year […]

You Retire, But Your Spouse Still Works

That development may mean lifestyle as well as financial adjustments. Provided by Joe Occhipinti  Your significant other may retire later than you do. Sometimes that reality reflects an age difference, other times one person wants to keep working for income or health coverage reasons. If you retire years before your spouse or partner does, you […]