GAO Report Reveals Why People Claim Social Security Benefits Early
July 29, 2014  | By Kevin Smith

Why would people choose to claim Social Security retirement benefits at the earliest possible age of 62, rather than waiting until their full retirement age (66 to 67 for anyone born in 1943 or later), when doing so would reduce…Read More

Longevity Income Annuities
July 21, 2014  | By Kevin Smith

With luck, many of us can expect to live to a very ripe old age. Are you prepared, however, for the financial implications of that possibility? Today, individuals contemplating retirement frequently face the fact that the financial costs associated with…Read More

A View of Health Care from Around the World
July 18, 2014  | By Kevin Smith

The United States health-care system has been impacted by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). But how does delivery of health care in the United States compare to that of other nations? And where does the United States rank with respect…Read More