With all the hype surrounding the upcoming wedding season, one of the biggest problems is that the money you earn during the season is rarely actually distributed to your spouse and children.
But there’s a solution.
There’s a program that will allow you to make money while you’re in your 30s and still receive your taxes.
The American Institute of Certified Wedding Clerks, or ACWCL, has a list of programs and rewards that it offers to people who want to do what it takes to get paid for their wedding.
They’re called “Retiree Rewards,” and they’re based on age, education, and occupation.
“If you are 55 years old, we have programs that allow you, at a modest $3,500 per year, to receive your retirement benefits and other benefits at the same time you’re receiving your taxes,” ACWCl’s Chris K. Brown said in an interview.
“And that is not an insignificant amount of money.”
You can get a few of these retirement programs, like the Earned Income Tax Credit or the Work Opportunity Tax Credit, and they can take the form of a lump sum or a monthly payment.
“You’re basically paying $3.75 a month,” Brown said.
“It’s an additional $3 per month that you can spend on your wedding, and then you’re not obligated to spend it.”
“It’s not something you’re obligated to do,” he continued.
“So if you have a big event, and you’re at a wedding and you can get married with that $3 that you just saved up, that’s really helpful.”
The programs can take different forms, like a $5,000 monthly payment or a $25,000 payment.
They can also include a “special” option that allows you to receive payments at a rate of 1% per month, which is roughly the rate you’d receive if you were working full-time, Brown said, although he didn’t offer any details.
You can earn money while still working, as long as you’re still working full time and not making a big-time investment.
The programs are based on how long you’ve been working.
If you’re currently working part time, or have a job where you earn less than your hourly wage, you can earn your retirement income by not working fulltime, while still being eligible for the retirement income tax credit.
If, on the other hand, you’ve worked a lot, and are currently working more than 50 hours per week, you may not be eligible for any of the programs.
You can earn up to $2,500 each month, depending on the level of income you earn, if you make at least $75,000 annually, and have no job losses in the last six months.
If you’re earning less than the federal minimum wage, it can take longer for you to be eligible.
“We’ll give you a small lump sum if you earn $15,000 per year.
If that’s a minimum wage job, we’ll give it to you.
If not, we won’t give it, but we’ll offer a credit if you work more than 40 hours per day and you earn more than $16,000 a year,” Brown explained.
If you work part time and are earning less, there’s another type of retirement program, the Earn Earned Seniority Income Supplement, which can be paid out at a fixed rate, or as a monthly payments.
The Earned Payroll Tax Credit and the Senior Care Tax Credit are two of the highest-rated retirement programs.
“You can have a maximum of $5.00 per month in these programs.
And it’s not dependent on how much you earn,” Brown added.
“If you earn a lot of money, and get married, you could get $5 per month.
But if you don’t have that, we will not give you that.
But we can help you with that if you’re getting married and you make a lot.”
If all of that doesn’t sound like your budget, you’re welcome to check out the other programs and benefits that are available.
The ACWCHL also has a website where you can sign up for email updates about the programs and receive updates when they become available.
You’ll also find a wealth of other information on the website.
“We offer a wealth on everything from the basics to how to apply, to the information and the resources that you need to help you get started,” Brown stated.
“There’s lots of different options to get started.
You just have to know what you’re looking for.”
Check out the videos above for more information on all of the retirement benefits offered by the ACW CL.