Understanding how Social Security fits into your retirement
It’s a disturbing commentary that so many retired people are highly dependent on Social Security to make ends meet. Indeed, nearly half of all single beneficiaries rely on Social Security for at least 90% of their retirement income. The good news, of course, is that Social Security is there as a safety net which helps millions of seniors live above the poverty line, which is why understanding how Social Security fits into your retirement is so critically important. In this Motley Fool article, Katie Brockman offers a suggestion for something you can do right now to help understand your future Social Security status. Click here to read more.