Social Security: Your most important retirement asset
When you cut through all of the retirement “hoopla” found in magazines, online advice columns and newspapers, they will all include discussion of one of the most important assets you will ever have – an asset that you have earned from a whole lifetime of hard work. That asset is Social Security, which about half of recipients rely on for at least 50% of their retirement income, and it is income that will last for the rest of your life, no matter how long you live. In this Investopedia article, contributor Kathryn Hauer dives into the topic of Social Security and how it is the safest and most secure retirement asset you have. Click here to read more.