3 Ways the Social Security Website Just Changed
3 Ways the Social Security Website Just Changed

on October 22, 2019

The official Social Security website has some new tools for workers and retirees.

Modest 2020 Social Security Bump Sure to Disappoint Retirees
Modest 2020 Social Security Bump Sure to Disappoint Retirees

on October 20, 2019

Recipients face a scanty cost-of-living increase next year.

How Does the ’10-Year Rule’ Impact Social Security Benefits?
How Does the ’10-Year Rule’ Impact Social Security Benefits?

on October 17, 2019

Social Security rules can be confusing. A little inexpensive help can straighten things out.

This Key Social Security Question Stumps 7 in 10 Older Adults
This Key Social Security Question Stumps 7 in 10 Older Adults

on October 15, 2019

Can you answer this fundamental retirement question?

Can My Spouse Work Longer and Increase Her Social Security?
Can My Spouse Work Longer and Increase Her Social Security?

on October 10, 2019

Making the wrong choice could reduce your benefit forever.

If My Spouse Waits Till Age 70 to Claim Social Security, Will It Help Me?
If My Spouse Waits Till Age 70 to Claim Social Security, Will It Help Me?

on October 3, 2019

Making decisions about Social Security often becomes a two-person affair.

These 13 States Tax Social Security Income
These 13 States Tax Social Security Income

on September 22, 2019

Uncle Sam is not the only one looking for a piece of your retirement income. Is your state on this list?

These Simple Changes Might Save You Thousands in Social Security Benefits
These Simple Changes Might Save You Thousands in Social Security Benefits

on September 19, 2019

The government’s poor choice of words can cost you a lot of money. Here’s a suggestion for fixing that.

Don’t Overlook This Way to Protect Your Social Security From Identity Thieves
Don’t Overlook This Way to Protect Your Social Security From Identity Thieves

on September 18, 2019

You don’t have to be of Social Security age to take this preventive measure, either.

2-Minute Money Manager: Should We Take Social Security at 62, 66 or 70?
2-Minute Money Manager: Should We Take Social Security at 62, 66 or 70?

on September 16, 2019

Some experts say take Social Security at 62. Some insist you wait until 70. The right answer for you is probably somewhere in between.

Will Claiming Half My Wife’s Social Security Benefit Cost Her Money?
Will Claiming Half My Wife’s Social Security Benefit Cost Her Money?

on September 12, 2019

Even experts can make mistakes when mapping Social Security options.

Can We Claim Social Security Benefits Retroactively?
Can We Claim Social Security Benefits Retroactively?

on September 5, 2019

A couple were unaware of their right to a bigger benefit. Can they ask for a do-over?

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

on September 4, 2019

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

Can I Escape Taxes While Collecting Social Security?
Can I Escape Taxes While Collecting Social Security?

on August 29, 2019

If you go back to work after collecting benefits, can you avoid paying additional Social Security taxes?

2-Minute Money Manager: Will Social Security Still Be There When I Retire?
2-Minute Money Manager: Will Social Security Still Be There When I Retire?

on August 26, 2019

Stories about the demise of Social Security have been around for decades. Don’t believe them.

When Husbands Shrink Their Wives’ Social Security Benefits
When Husbands Shrink Their Wives’ Social Security Benefits

on August 25, 2019

Your Social Security claiming age can impact more than just your own benefit.

Are Social Security Representatives Ever Wrong?
Are Social Security Representatives Ever Wrong?

on August 22, 2019

There are two reasons the experts might give you bad advice.

Can My Wife Claim Social Security Spousal Benefits When I Retire?
Can My Wife Claim Social Security Spousal Benefits When I Retire?

on August 15, 2019

This week’s question underscores how asking for a little help can put more money in your pocket.

Can I Claim Full Social Security Benefits Before My Ex Does?
Can I Claim Full Social Security Benefits Before My Ex Does?

on August 8, 2019

Do you have to wait till your ex reaches full retirement age to get full spousal benefits?

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

on August 4, 2019

Here’s how to keep Uncle Sam from taxing your Social Security benefits.

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