May 10, 2013
Robin Brewton, who advises clients on Social Security benefit strategies, has boosted retirees' financial security with a single question: Are you divorced?
It is a little-known fact: If you're divorced, it's possible to claim Social...
April 22, 2013
Americans want to know how to get the most from their Social Security benefits, and they have posed more than 11,000 questions to AARP over the years.
The group of more than 37 million people age 50 and older has been collecting these...
April 16, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The number of U.S. adults who aren’t confident in their ability to...
April 10, 2013
In the financial planning industry, a researcher named Wade Pfau has completed some excellent research on how much individuals of all ages...
April 8, 2013
The story of Scott and Erika should be a wake-up call.
They married in 2005. As any new spouse would do, Erika made Scott the beneficiary of her...
March 26, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Maxing out on your Social Security benefits is a pretty big deal, considering that the No. 1 fear among retirees is not having enough cash to live on all the way...
March 19, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — You’d think retirees, especially cash-strapped baby boomers, would have a plan on how to claim Social Security benefits.
But you’d be wrong.
February 26, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Here’s an intriguing concept: Every American should have a...
January 31, 2013
Suppose a pollster asks you this question about Social Security reform:
"Social Security will only be able to pay 75 percent of benefits after 2033 if Congress fails to act. That can be fixed by cutting benefits or by increasing taxes....
January 25, 2013
Social Security benefits are very important to most recipients. That being said, you should not wait until you get gray hair to start thinking about ways to maximize the benefits that you will receive. MoneyTalksNews.com's Stacy Johnson...