Getting the Most Out of Social Security…It takes Some Careful Planning
Building on the Social Security premise espoused by President Dwight D. Eisenhower decades ago, it’s important to keep the program’s basic purpose in focus. President Eisenhower’s comment adds a classic perspective: ( Social Security) “is not intended as a substitute for private savings, pension plans, and insurance protection,” but rather as a “foundation upon which these other forms of protection can be soundly built.”
So when looking at where Social Security fits into your individual retirement financial plans, it’s often important to seek ways to maximize the amount of your eventual benefit. A post on Yahoo!Finance by Vance Cariaga provides provides some helpful hints on just how to do that. Check it out here.