According to the latest data I found, 59 million Americans are receiving Social Security benefits totaling $863 billion.
Social Security benefits are not just for folks with an AARP membership card.
Current thinking has 65 as the normal retirement age because at one time a worker could collect full Social Security benefits at age 65. No more.
It’s estimated the Social Security Administration mistakenly declares about 14,000 people dead each year.
We get smartphones and scammers somehow figure out how to outsmart us and our smartphones.
More and more employers are eliminating their pension plans and only 60% of employers currently offer retirement plans.
This rarely happens, but retirement planning should start with your first job.
Social Security is synonymous with retirement income, but it is much more.
The retirement income gap is currently 44 cents for women for every $1 that men will collect and it’s been well reported that more women than men will encounter financial hardship during retirement.
For many women their biggest fear is that they will be penniless and homeless in their old age and unable to afford food, shelter, and medical care.