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Did you know that you may be able to claim a tax credit if you save for retirement during the tax year? Or that you can automatically buy savings bonds with your refunds? Tax season is the best time to save - our newest blog tells you how!

SSA Adds Hour Nationwide

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Social Security offices will be open for an additional hour on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, starting March 16, 2015. This change is nationwide. If your local office closed at 3pm it will now be open until 4pm.

Read more about this announcement.

What You Need to Know About Taxes for 2014

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It's that time of year again--tax season. Read WISER's 2014 tax update to see how tax rules in 2014 might apply to you when you file your tax returns. And don't forget to learn about the Saver's Tax Credit to see if you qualify.

IRS Announces New Retirement Plan Limits

For 2015, the IRS announced new dollar limitations for pensions and other retirement plans. The adjusted gross income limit for the Saver's Credit is now $61,000 for married couples filing jointly, $45,750 for heads of households, and $30,500 for married couples filing separately and singles. The IRA contribution remains at $5,500, or $6,500 if you're 50+.

To learn more about limits for other plans, click here.

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