“She has always earned more than me. We are confused as to how Social Security payments between us will work.”
Evaluate which of your future benefits will be greater — the survivor benefit at maximum or your own benefit at maximum.
Letter-writer would like to retire on or about my 62nd birthday.
Keep this adage in mind: “If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is.”
“I am still working and probably won’t quit until age 75 or older. Should I start taking benefits now?”
Losing one vital piece of information can take up time that you might not be able to spare.
Women face greater economic challenges in retirement and have challenging choices to make.
Here’s how your income affects your Medicare.
If the department decides the disability benefits will stop, and the patient disagrees, they can appeal the decision.
“Why should I be paying for Medicare out of my monthly Social Security check?”
Social Security can be a confusing, though necessary, benefit in older age.
Rules surrounding HSAs are often confusing.
You cannot collect a spousal benefit until your spouse starts collecting his benefits.
Reader asks: “If I don’t work from now to my full retirement age, will that significantly reduce my SS benefit rate that is quoted?”
Benefits for a living spouse are based upon the other spouse’s full retirement age benefit, not the increased benefit earned by delaying past full retirement age.