Pension

Once Again Hands in Our Pockets to Pay Someone Else’s Debt
Same old story in government, someone else makes promises they appear to not be able to keep and we have to pay for their promises.
A task force formed by Governor Snyder released a report the other day concerning local government’s retiree cost...
Your Property Tax Could Increase
Well it is that time of the year, local election time.  There are many schools districts in Michigan that have school tax increases, via a millage, up for vote on May 2.
Why might your property tax increase, because one of the ways in which we fund our schools is through our property taxes we pa…
Repeal Michigan’s Pension Tax?
Back in 2011 Michigan passed a law which taxed pensions in Michigan.
First a little information on pensions and taxation in Michigan.  Before the law was passed in 2011, public pensions in Michigan were untaxed and private pension income up to $90,240 was also exempt from Michigan&CloseCurlyQuot…
Former President’s Support From Taxpayers
Many of us know that former Presidents receive pensions from the taxpayers but did you know that receive a lot more taxpayer funds for other expenses also.
According to the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service we fund former President’s staffs, office space, office supplies and …
US Postal Service in financial trouble
“Unsustainable deficits” is what the Government Accountability Office (GAO) report is calling the U.S. Postal Service financial problems.
The Washington Free Beacon is reporting that the U.S. Postal Service racked up a net loss of $5...
Pension Spiking?
Have you ever heard the term “pension spiking”?
Well if not, “pension spiking” is the scheme when employees in concert with their management, inflate their salary in the years immediately preceding retirement in order to receive larger pens…