Every year, about this time, we start looking to the coming year, and what changes will be coming for our finances. Many aspects of our finances are affected by the changes put into place each year. The IRS announces tax brackets, we learn about new contribution limits on tax-advantaged retirement accounts, and we find out about other benefits, including Social Security.
The coming year, 2013, promises to be interesting on a number of levels. Changes are coming in health care as some of the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act come into play, and as contribution limits — including those on IRAs for the first time in a few years — head higher. There are also quite a few changes coming to Social Security in 2013.
Here are some of the items that you can expect to be different, starting next year:
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