nobsinvestor wrote:I do wonder though if it might be extra painful to sign a joint return if one spouse has a totally different (tax-inefficient) investment or spending habit than the other.
john94549 wrote:Interesting thread. I've always assumed they were "standard", but maybe not.
MathWizard wrote:SWR would be the least of our problems if we extend the average lifespan to 120.
We would need to a huge overhaul to how our economic systems work.
bobsmith wrote:So I guess it's possible to get money back even though you never paid in any taxes, right?
Toons wrote:For me ,balancing my "checkbook" ,which I don't use,involves opening Quicken,going to my bank account online and verifying each expenditure that has occurred via auto debit,on-line bill pay,ATM transaction or credit card.
flyingaway wrote:Just work and save, and quit when you don't want to work.
gardemanger wrote:What do you mean by "paired"? If you mean "married", say "married." Also, where does widowed/collecting survivor benefits fit into the scenario?