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Want to double Your Social Security proceeds? Here’s how.

It’s as simple as changing the point at which you elect to begin receiving your benefits. This article by Kieran Smith, posted on Real Daily, outlines the numerical upside to delaying benefits, including the benefit of deferring from the early retirement…

Retirement can be for a long time…make sure your finances do also!

Planning for one’s retirement years is critical, especially for those how want to be certain their accumulated finances will carry the through this period comfortably. Forbes contributor Catherine Schnaubelt addresses the strategic planning everyone should consider as part of this planning…

Women and Retirement…Some Issues to Consider

“Nearly two-thirds of women (64%) say they’d like to live to 100, yet most (60%) fear they will run out of money if they do live that long. Forty-two percent are afraid they will run out of money by age 80.” So…

A Quick Primer on Spousal Benefits

Karin Price Mueller of NJMoneyHelp.com takes a look at the basics of spousal benefits in this post on connect.nj.com. In addition to the routine issues of filing for the benefits, she delves into the specific rules associated with divorced spouses and…

Savings Struggles…It’s Not Too Late

For those struggling to build an adequate nest egg for retirement, The Motley Fool’s Maurie Backman offers several suggestions that can help ease that feeling of desperation. From staying in the workforce longer to turning your home into a source of…

Waiting to 70 to File…A Growing Trend

CNBC’s Kelli B. Grant, in a post on www.cnbc.com, examines the increasing trend of Social Security beneficiaries deferring their filing to age 70 and thereby realizing the benefits of the Delayed Retirement Credits available to them, She begins her article with an…

Test Time: Social Security Basics

Social Security is complex. How;s that for an understatement? In fact, there are over 2700 rules comprising the program that provides benefits for seniors in retirement, and and even greater number of supporting regulations that factor into the program at…

Addressing the Disability Backlog

JIm Allsup, spokesman for a Social Security-authorized Employment Network, addresses the significance of the 600-day Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) hearing backlog in a post on www.washingtontimes.com. He suggests that congressional hearings on the Social Security commissioner nominee Andrew M. Saul need to include specific questioning regarding this…

Survey Says: Retirement Security Viewed is a Personal Responsibility

A recent MetLife survey of future retirees revealed that a majority felt a personal responsibility for securing their own retirement, with few Baby Boomers indicating an interest in having government be responsible. Citing the political risks embedded in Social Security, InsuranceNewsNet’s Brian O’Connell…

Cardi B, Bernie Sanders, and Social Security

Bronx rapper Cardi B has come out in support of Social Security and its role in providing financial comfort to America;s seniors, and Bernie Sanders has echoed her sentiments with his theme of strengthening Social Security. In the meantime, organizations…

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