Tag: Social Security Q&A
Jeff Miller on April 16, 2020
The pandemic has trapped workers at home. How does that impact Social Security claiming decisions?
Russell Settle on April 9, 2020
A woman hopes to squeeze the most out of her spousal benefit.
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.
Russell Settle on March 15, 2020
An unsparing provision might strip a woman of her spousal benefit.
Russell Settle on February 20, 2020
Being divorced has some advantages when it comes to claiming Social Security benefits.
Jeff Miller on February 6, 2020
A Social Security representative says you cannot boost benefits after age 70. But is that true?
Money Talks News on January 26, 2020
These queries about Social Security retirement benefits drew the most attention from our readers in 2019.
Russell Settle on January 26, 2020
A reader says the government is penalizing him for having a pension. Is he right?
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.
Russell Settle on December 29, 2019
A man wonders if his ex-wife will siphon away his Social Security benefit.
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.
Russell Settle on December 12, 2019
Your self-discipline in not uttering three little words helps determine whether you can use a key claiming strategy.
Russell Settle on November 21, 2019
A husband and wife want to get creative with how they claim Social Security retirement benefits. Can they do so?
Jeff Miller on November 14, 2019
A widow wonders why she was told her benefit will not include a cost-of-living increase.
Russell Settle on November 7, 2019
Grabbing benefits earlier can make sense — but you’ll pay a price.
Jeff Miller on October 10, 2019
Making the wrong choice could reduce your benefit forever.
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