Social Security

Social Security’s Full Retirement Age Will Rise in 2018

The arrival of 2018 will bring with it several changes on the Social Security front.  

This slow increase in the full retirement age presents a challenge now that Americans are living longer and saving less.  If Social Security is important in your life — or the life of someone you love — you should know about some key changes that will be made to the program coming in 2018.

How to Tell If You Are Ready to Retire

Most people's finances would be improved by another year spent in the workforce, but you also don't want to work for so long that you don't have time to enjoy the things you want to do in retirement. Here's how to tell if you are ready to leave the working world behind.

 

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Social Security Benefits

When to start taking Social Security benefits is one of the most critical factors influencing your financial security in retirement.  Sadly, studies show that most Americans are clueless about Social Security Benefits.  When and how to file for social security benefits is an important decision. With the right planning, and possibly deferral of your benefits, you can be guaranteed a return of 8% per year. Yes, 8% per year!  *