In response to my column yesterday on whether the deadline to file and suspend under the old rules is actually April 29, Avi Sacks writes in.
I’ve written about this before and must do so again as Social Security has not, to my good knowledge, issued any formal clarification on this issue. The fact that the Agency has left this issue unresolved, only 16 days from the April 29th deadline, is …
Today’s Social Security column explores an alternative to filing in person, how the new law can impact optimal filing strategies, and responds to a question about cuts to an SSI benefit.
Today?s Social Security column examines, among other topics, the advisability of lump sum payments, effects of divorce, and disability benefits.
Today’s Social Security column evaluates advice to file before 70, options for the married and divorced, those with public pensions, and how the new law affects claiming strategies.
Today?s Social Security column shines a spotlight on how Social Security can mistreat widow(er)s and even deprive them of their rightful benefits and also examines HSAs and the plight of divorced caregivers of adult disabled children.
Between Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, we’ve heard a lot about the corruption on Wall Street. But, if you want to understand exactly what happened and why, read JPMadoff: The Unholy Alliance Between America’s Biggest Bank and America’s Bi…
Today’s Social Security column responds to another example of Social Security misinterpreting the new law and also examines how widow(er)’s benefits can be affected by retirement and disability benefits.
Today’s Social Security column explores potential options and constraints for widows and exes as well as how the new law can affect married couples.
Today’s Social Security column maintains the focus on how Social Security isn’t yet fully explaining the effects of the new law and offers solutions to avoid reducing benefits legally available to people it might still be misinforming.
Today’s Social Security column addresses clears up more confusion about the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, this time on the part of some Social Security representatives.
Today’s Social Security column addresses various questions brought up by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015.
Social Security’s online retirement benefit application process is a safe way to file for your retirement benefit because it asks you this very important question. When do you want your retirement benefit to begin?
Today?s Social Security column addresses divorce, being wrongly declared dead, and the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 among other topics.
In recent days, I’ve had the great pleasure of examining Jane’s latest of nine books — How to Make Your Money Last – the Indispensable Retirement Guide. The book is a true treasure chest of financial secrets, tips, how to’s, and advice for anyone who …
Today?s Social Security column addresses the actual effect of the new law on the ability to receive lump payments after suspending a retirement benefit.
Today’s Social Security column addresses questions about disability benefits for children and other topics.
Today’s Social Security column addresses the effect of work on disability benefits and other topics.
Today’s Social Security column considers whether advice from Social Security might not always be the best course.