Author: Jeff Miller
Jeff Miller on March 4, 2021
Waiting until age 70 to claim your benefit is often wise, but not always.
Jeff Miller on February 11, 2021
Some educated guesses can help you zero in on the right strategy.
Jeff Miller on February 4, 2021
A Social Security representative says you cannot boost benefits after age 70. But is that true?
Jeff Miller on January 21, 2021
Planning to retire early, or simply wondering about future spousal benefits? Here’s why you need to register for this account today.
Jeff Miller on January 7, 2021
A widow was told her benefit will not include a COLA. She wonders why.
Jeff Miller on December 10, 2020
Using the right strategy depends on fully understanding of how “spousal benefits” work.
Jeff Miller on November 26, 2020
The rules are complicated when it comes to eligibility for survivors benefits.
Jeff Miller on October 1, 2020
The government’s poor choice of words might cost you a lot of money. Here’s a suggestion for fixing that.
Jeff Miller on September 17, 2020
The federal government recently released a key statistic that gives clear insight into what next year’s COLA will be.
Jeff Miller on September 10, 2020
Recent events have put the future of Social Security in doubt. What do the changes mean for you?
Jeff Miller on August 20, 2020
Knowing when to retire and when to begin claiming benefits comes down to understanding yourself — and your finances.
Jeff Miller on July 16, 2020
Two factors determine how much money is coming to you.
Jeff Miller on June 18, 2020
Life expectancy determines optimal claiming strategy.
Jeff Miller on April 16, 2020
The pandemic has trapped workers at home. How does that impact Social Security claiming decisions?
Jeff Miller on April 2, 2020
Working part time in retirement before claiming benefits may have an unexpected downside.
Jeff Miller on March 20, 2020
Playing the Social Security “game” well is the key to locking up the biggest benefit.
Jeff Miller on January 23, 2020
A reader believes that taking Social Security early will result in more money for his heirs. Is he right?
Jeff Miller on January 9, 2020
One claiming procedure can boost Social Security benefits. But not everyone can use it.
Jeff Miller on December 26, 2019
Two aspects of Social Security claiming can have a big impact on how much money you get each month.
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