Be aware of Social Security myths
Financial advisers are wise to cover the many faceted parts, including myths, of the Social Security program. Sarah Cecil of Edward Jones covers these four myths in the West Seattle Herald, and then explains the truth, here: 1. Always take Social Security early; 2. When you claim Social Security won’t affect your spouse’s benefits; 3. You can’t work during retirement and collect Social Security; 4. Social Security will provide for all my needs in retirement. Read the full piece here.
The AMAC Foundation offers a free-to-the-public advisory service to all folks ageing into–or already in–Social Security. This service provides guidance in understanding the complexities of Social Security and the myriad rules and regulations associated with the process for claiming benefits, with NSSA-Certified Social Security Advisors available via email or telephone to discuss options. Learn more about this service via the Foundation’s website.