Apple and the Fruits of Tax Cuts

Republican candidates have pretty much stopped talking about their party’s only major legislative achievement under Donald Trump, the 2017 tax cut. Ads touting the tax law have largely vanished from the airwaves. But the Koch brothers — big boosters of the cut and among its biggest beneficiaries — haven’t given up. Their latest move: spending $20 million […]

America Is Minting More Millionaire Retirees Than Ever

American retirees are healthier and wealthier than ever. But wiser? A new report throws a little doubt on that notion. Money manager United Income analyzed data from sources, including the Federal Reserve Board, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Census Bureau, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Centers for Disease Control, to examine the changing the lives of American retirees. One of every six […]

The Good News for Medicare Beneficiaries

Three recent pieces of news out of Washington, D.C., may mean more certainty and better coverage for current and future beneficiaries of Medicare — the federal health program for people 65 and older. No. 1: House Speaker Paul Ryan announced he will leave Congress at the end of his current term.As elder advocates, we believe this […]