Realistically, money earned today is worth more than money earned in the future, writes Philip Moeller.
Knowing when to collect your benefits and understanding the system’s complex rules can be vexing.
This little-known do-over clause could make Social Security regrets a thing of the past for recent retirees and today's working-age Americans.
The latest report on social security from the board of trustees has a grim outlook on the program ...
The best way to increase the Social Security coffers is to re-engage Americans to join the U.S. workforce again, and to get them working more hours.
The Social Security Administration may have shorted a reader's family member on spousal benefits. Also, are health-sharing plans a widely applicable solution for health-care costs?
Don't take your focus off of the variables that matter to you.
It's unclear why this little-known benefit exists, but millions of people still get it.
Turning 62 might not sound like a milestone birthday, but it is: That’s the earliest age the Social Security Administration (SSA) allows individuals to begin taking benefits from the system.
In October, the Social Security Administration announced recipients will get the biggest raise they’ve seen in 6 years; a 2 percent increase. The maximum benefit amount is also higher. In this week’s episode of Retire Ready, Chris Heerlein explains the changes to Social Security for 2018 and what that could mean for your retirement strategy and what impact it has for folks already drawing Social Security.
For retired workers, the disabled, and survivors, a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) is headed their way.
In the wake of the Equifax breech and a debate over whether Social Security numbers have outlived their usefulness, let’s review the beginnings of the identifying numbers.
With higher premiums on tap for many Medicare enrollees, here’s help figuring out the particulars of the Part B puzzle and how it affects you.
You are probably reading this column sometime in early October, which is when I always think of my mom. Her birthday was Oct. 1.
A reader needs to apply for Social Security benefits right now after losing his job at full retirement age. But what if he finds a new job?
You need to go online and open a my Social Security account.
For millions of retired workers, Social Security is a financial lifeline that they simply couldn't do without. Of the nearly 42 million retired workers receiving a monthly benefit check, some
Deciding when to begin collecting Social Security benefits can be a tough decision. You can claim Social Security any time between the ages of 62 and 70, but each year you wait increases your benefit by 5 to 8 percent. You need to take into account your health and family longevity, whether you plan to work in retirement and spousal or survivor benefits.
Scam artists seek personal information to steal people's Social Security checks, government officials warn
Social Security recipients are projected to receive a 2.2 percent cost-of-living increase next year, the most since 2011.