It is possible to request the Social Security Administration to use your current income levels if you experienced a life-changing event that causes your income to drop substantially.
The Senior Citizens League’s “2015 Survey of Senior Costs” showed a dramatic drop in inflation over the past year, due mostly to falling oil prices.
For 6 in 10 (59 percent) employed retirees, the primary reasons they work are nonfinancial, including to stay mentally alert (18 percent), to remain physically active (15 percent) or to have a sense of purpose (14 percent).
Fewer people are claiming Social Security at age 62, according to a new analysis.
In honor of Older Americans Month, think about how you’d make getting older better.
For seniors, your retirement benefits from Social Security are likely to be the best annuity payments you receive.
You may not have to pay a Medicare surcharge if you meet the standards and appeal.
New Jersey Gov. Christie, putting his toe in the presidential waters, gave a speech offering 12 ways to put Social Security and Medicare on a sounder financial footing.
When an economist looked at his own benefits, this is what he saw.
Considering health care costs, a long-term care strategy and managing longevity risk, the goal of not running out of retirement income requires a lot of financial planning.