Americans Agree on These 3 Changes to Social Security
Americans Agree on These 3 Changes to Social Security

on August 12, 2020

In an era of division, we are united about these changes to the Social Security system.

3 Common Misconceptions About Social Security
3 Common Misconceptions About Social Security

on August 12, 2020

Americans of all ages misunderstand some key aspects of Social Security.

How Americans Are Changing Their Social Security Plans Due to the Pandemic
How Americans Are Changing Their Social Security Plans Due to the Pandemic

on August 7, 2020

Most people now look at Social Security differently — and some are claiming their benefits differently, too.

This Type of Social Security Benefit Is Often Overlooked
This Type of Social Security Benefit Is Often Overlooked

on July 27, 2020

The Social Security Administration is not helping certain people get money to which they are entitled, a report says.

10 States With the Biggest Average Social Security Check in 2020
10 States With the Biggest Average Social Security Check in 2020

on July 9, 2020

Social Security benefits can vary widely from one location to another.

Why Half of Retirees Now Pay Taxes on Their Social Security
Why Half of Retirees Now Pay Taxes on Their Social Security

on June 27, 2020

Growing numbers of seniors are paying taxes on their Social Security benefits, but you might be able to avoid this fate.

37% of Baby Boomers Have This Dangerous Belief About Retirement
37% of Baby Boomers Have This Dangerous Belief About Retirement

on June 25, 2020

This mistaken assumption about Social Security could put you into a money bind once you stop working.

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.

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