What women – or anyone – can do to boost their Social Security benefit
Social Security is neutral with respect to gender – individuals with identical earnings histories are treated the same in terms of benefits. But as of May 2022, men average about $1,848 per month while women receive just $1,494. Why? Women have consistently earned less than men for decades, which translates to a lower average benefit. Also, women are more likely than men to leave the workforce once they have children. So, what can you do about it? Kailey Hagen offers a few options for women to boost their Social Security benefits. Read Ms. Hagen’s article here…
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