Articles from the Social Security Category


Taxes, Retirement, and Timing Social Security

August 31st, 2015

The advantages of tax deferral are often emphasized when it comes to saving for retirement. So it might seem like a good idea to hold … Read More


No Matter What Your Age, Your Social Security Statement Matters

January 13th, 2015

Fifteen years ago, the Social Security Administration (SSA) launched the Social Security Statement, a tool to help Americans understand the features and benefits that Social … Read More


Helping Your Parents Manage Their Finances

December 12th, 2014

As the U.S. population gets older, more people, particularly baby boomers, are confronting a dilemma. As parents age, their ability to manage their own finances … Read More


Retiring and Relocating? Don’t Neglect State Taxes!

October 9th, 2014

If you’re retired, or about to retire, you may be thinking about relocating to a state that has low tax rates or provides special tax … Read More


Are you ready to retire?

September 19th, 2014

Here are some questions to ask yourself when deciding whether or not you are ready to retire. Is your nest egg adequate? It’s obvious, but … Read More


Quiz: How much do you know about Social Security?

September 3rd, 2014

You’re probably covered under Social Security–according to the Social Security Administration, an estimated 165 million workers are*–but how much do you know about this program? … Read More