Social Security Strategies

Could Social Security Really Go Away?

April 23, 2019

Will Social Security run out of money in the 2030s? You may have heard warnings about this dire scenario coming true. These warnings, however, assume that no action will be taken to address Social Security’s financial challenges between now and then. It is true that…

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How Much Will Social Security Contribute to Your Retirement?

November 28, 2018

Trying to plan your retirement income? Social Security will likely play a large role. It’s been a valuable resource for retirees for almost 80 years. Nearly 90 percent of all Americans age 65 and older receive Social Security benefits. That’s almost 46 million retirees and…

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Early or Late: When Should You File for Social Security?

October 11, 2018

If you’re approaching retirement, it’s likely that you’ll have to make a decision about filing for Social Security at some point. Social Security provides income to more than 45 million retirees and their dependents. In fact, 90 percent of those age 65 and older rely…

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Social Security: When’s the Right Time to File for Benefits?

June 11, 2018

When is the right time to file for Social Security benefits? Every retiree faces this question at some point. It’s tempting to file as soon…

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