What to do if Social Security will be your main source of income
Although Social Security was never intended to be more than a supplemental source of income for retirees, it’s a fact that about 44% of unmarried seniors rely on Social Security for 90% or more of their income. That’s sure to leave many people living marginally above the poverty line, but there are some things you can do now to help avoid falling into that category. In this Motley Fool article by Maurie Backman, the author describes how, if you feel that Social Security will be your main, or only, source of income, there are some steps you can take to increase your Social Security benefit and help you avoid financially difficulties later in life. Click here to read more.