Author: Jeff Miller
Jeff Miller on July 2, 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 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 February 6, 2020
A Social Security representative says you cannot boost benefits after age 70. But is that true?
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.
Jeff Miller on November 14, 2019
A widow wonders why she was told her benefit will not include a cost-of-living increase.
Jeff Miller on October 10, 2019
Making the wrong choice could reduce your benefit forever.
Jeff Miller on August 29, 2019
If you go back to work after collecting benefits, can you avoid paying additional Social Security taxes?
Jeff Miller on August 8, 2019
Do you have to wait till your ex reaches full retirement age to get full spousal benefits?
Jeff Miller on July 18, 2019
A woman wonders when she and her husband should file for benefits. The answer to their question offers a lesson for every worker.
Jeff Miller on June 20, 2019
Social Security offers some folks a rare opportunity. But there is a drawback.
Jeff Miller on May 23, 2019
Wondering whether to take your Social Security benefit early? Your spouse’s situation can clarify if the move is right for you.
Jeff Miller on April 11, 2019
Claiming strategies can grow more complicated when spousal benefits are involved — such as in this circumstance.
Jeff Miller on March 28, 2019
Individual wages earned during retirement can impact Social Security benefits. But what about interest and dividend income?
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