Should I Take Social Security Now and Invest It, or Wait Until I’m 70?
Should I Take Social Security Now and Invest It, or Wait Until I’m 70?

on June 1, 2020

Planning to take Social Security early and invest it? Here’s why you should think twice.

An Easy Way to Avoid a Tax Day Bill on Your Social Security Income
An Easy Way to Avoid a Tax Day Bill on Your Social Security Income

on May 14, 2020

Even if your Social Security retirement benefits are taxable, you can avoid owing money at tax time.

Here’s How Much the Buying Power of Social Security Has Plunged
Here’s How Much the Buying Power of Social Security Has Plunged

on May 12, 2020

This is why retirees can buy far less with their Social Security payments today than 20 years ago.

5 Ways the Coronavirus Might Hurt Your Social Security
5 Ways the Coronavirus Might Hurt Your Social Security

on May 2, 2020

Your Social Security benefits are not immune to the ravages of the pandemic.

9 Social Security Terms Everyone Should Know
9 Social Security Terms Everyone Should Know

on April 30, 2020

How many of these key Social Security concepts do you know?

5 Ways to Get Social Security Help While Offices Are Closed
5 Ways to Get Social Security Help While Offices Are Closed

on March 18, 2020

All local offices across the country are closed, but the Social Security Administration is ready for business.

The Annuity Everyone Needs — and Anybody Can Get
The Annuity Everyone Needs — and Anybody Can Get

on March 1, 2020

This simple strategy can put more money in your pocket during retirement.

6 Types of People Who Can’t Count on Social Security
6 Types of People Who Can’t Count on Social Security

on February 29, 2020

If you fall into one of these groups, don’t assume that you will receive benefits.

Will My Social Security Benefits Get Taxed?
Will My Social Security Benefits Get Taxed?

on February 17, 2020

If you have sources of retirement income other than Social Security, it’s possible you’ll have to pay taxes on your Social Security income. But it may not be as bad as you think.

This Clever Scam Cost a Politician’s Family $150,000: Will It Get You Too?
This Clever Scam Cost a Politician’s Family $150,000: Will It Get You Too?

on February 16, 2020

A state representative and his wife lost big money in a growing Social Security scam. Here’s what you should know.

7 Social Security Blunders That Can Ruin Your Retirement
7 Social Security Blunders That Can Ruin Your Retirement

on February 9, 2020

Making even one of these mistakes can easily cost you tens of thousands of dollars.

70% of Older Adults Botch This Basic Retirement Question
70% of Older Adults Botch This Basic Retirement Question

on February 2, 2020

Can you answer this fundamental retirement income question?

7 Reasons You Should Not Claim Social Security Early
7 Reasons You Should Not Claim Social Security Early

on January 20, 2020

The sooner you claim your Social Security retirement benefits, the more you — and perhaps also your spouse — stand to lose. Here are the stakes.

3 Costly Social Security Mistakes That Women Make
3 Costly Social Security Mistakes That Women Make

on January 6, 2020

Women face unique challenges when planning for retirement and making these mistakes can result in a skimpier retirement.

4 Ways the Social Security System Will Change in 2020
4 Ways the Social Security System Will Change in 2020

on December 31, 2019

These adjustments will impact both workers and retirees in the new year.

5 Reasons You Should Claim Social Security ASAP
5 Reasons You Should Claim Social Security ASAP

on December 29, 2019

Experts often recommend postponing claiming your Social Security retirement benefits. But there are situations in which you should start taking the money sooner.

7 Things You Should Do Before Claiming Social Security
7 Things You Should Do Before Claiming Social Security

on December 25, 2019

To get the most out of your Social Security retirement benefits, you have to think ahead.

5 Ways to Avoid Taxes on Social Security Income
5 Ways to Avoid Taxes on Social Security Income

on December 22, 2019

Here’s how to minimize and delay the chunk that Uncle Sam claims.

How the 2020 Social Security Bump Will Cost Some Retirees
How the 2020 Social Security Bump Will Cost Some Retirees

on December 22, 2019

Will the latest annual Social Security increase hurt your fixed retirement income, too?

Retiree Households Lose $111,000 to This Social Security Misstep
Retiree Households Lose $111,000 to This Social Security Misstep

on November 18, 2019

A study finds 96% of retirees make this mistake when claiming Social Security benefits.

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