Social Security myth-busting, by an expert
Renowned Social Security expert Devin Carroll takes on seven common myths those of us who advise on Social Security matters hear frequently in this important article appearing at MarketWatch. How true his observation that if you say something often enough people will believe it to be fact, and certain Social Security myths seem to have taken on a life of their own. And believing these falsehoods could have a very detrimental affect on your retirement if they lead you to take an unwise action. Especially revealing is his debunking of the myth that most recipients won’t get back as much as they contribute to Social Security. Fact is, most will get back at least as much, and usually more than they contributed within 3 – 5 years. Click here to read Mr. Carroll’s fascinating article about seven common Social Security myths.