Social Security Benefits – The Nuts and Bolts

Many people are confused as to how Social Security calculates the amount of benefits you will receive.

I have listed the basics below in an effort to help demystify the calculation.

Why Is Deciding When To Take Your Social Security Benefits So Important?

Every time I pick up an article about the fears of retirement, it never fails that, outliving retirement savings is always at or near the top of the list, followed by declining health and health care costs. If that’s the case, why do so many people make this one-time decision emotionally and in a vacuum? With increasing life expectancy…

Is it Time for You to Claim Social Security Benefits? Here is All You Need to Know!

Most people spend more time planning their annual vacation than they do planning their Social Security claiming strategy. The average couple could have a lifetime annuity of over $1,000,000.

Do You Know How Your Government Pension Affects Your Social Security?

I have the pleasure of writing this weeks Social Security blogs and sharing information on WEP and GPO. WEP (Windfall Elimination Priovision) and GPO (Government Pension Offset) both affect your Social Security. Here are some details…