Millions of baby boomers are set to retire in the next 20 years, and most will rely on Social Security as an important source of retirement income. As they approach retirement, Americans want to understand how Social Security works. How much will they receive from Social Security? When should they begin receiving retirement benefits? What challenges is the Social Security system facing?
These are some of the topics that our Social Security Resource Center explores.
Thursday July 12, 2018
There’s no doubt about it. Filing for Social Security can be daunting. There’s a ton of information – and misinformation – to weed through, as well as the need for some calculations based on several variables. Your benefits depend on your age, how long you’ve worked, what you earned, your marital status and number […]Learn more
Thursday June 14, 2018
The idea of retirement may conjure images of leisurely days spent reading, pursuing hobbies and traveling. Today, however, many retirement age Americans are choosing to, well, not really retire at all. According to a U.S. jobs report, almost 19% of people 65 or older were working at least part time in the second quarter […]Learn more
Wednesday April 18, 2018
The costs of long-term care can be overwhelming, potentially exhausting retirement income and savings. You may be thinking about buying long-term care insurance (LTCI) to help cover some of the potential costs of long-term care, but LTCI can be expensive, and if you do buy the coverage, you probably hope you never have to […]Learn more
Monday October 23, 2017
Planning on working during retirement? If so, you’re not alone. Recent studies have consistently shown that a majority of retirees plan to work at least some period of time during their retirement years. Here are some points to consider. Why Work During Retirement? Obviously, if you work during retirement, you’ll be earning money and relying […]Learn more
Friday September 29, 2017
If you plan to continue working after you reach age 65, you may be wondering how Medicare coordinates with your employer’s group health plan. When you’re eligible for both types of coverage, you’ll need to consider the benefits and costs, and navigate an array of rules. How does Medicare work with your group health […]Learn more