One-third of people born in 1946 — the first baby boomers — took Social Security at 62, mostly because their options were limited.
Retirement savings are inadequate. Social Security is shrinking. Will most of us work until we drop?
Medicare cards with Social Security numbers on them encourage fraud. It’s time for Congress to fix that.
If you think you’ll come up short in retirement, here are some ways to get more money.
Along with both spouses being able to handle the family’s finances, it’s also important to put together a listing of accounts, insurance policies, health care directives, powers of attorney and wills.
Understanding widow and widower benefits is like putting together a jigsaw puzzle.
Waiting until at least full retirement age gives you a full benefit and some options you don’t have by filing early.
Taking tax refund money to pay what a filer owes another government agency is not unusual. A federal lawsuit, however, says the Social Security Administration went too far.
Making nearly everybody pay taxes on Social Security is one way to cut its looming deficit.
Financial whizzes at the Pension Research Council suggest giving Social Security recipients a cash bonus for delayed claiming. What do you think?