What the Future of Social Security Looks Like: Bill Reichenstein
Reichenstein, a CFA and university professor, explains how to extend the trust fund's solvency and reveals some strategies retirees overlook.
Tiny Social Security COLA to Pinch Seniors as Medicare Costs Surge
Payments could rise just $5 a month in ’17 versus the $150 seniors have lost with low inflation, says one group.
Social Security Pulls Back on Requiring Two-Factor Authentication
Lawmakers and senior groups protested the security requirements; nearly a quarter of seniors don't have a cell phone.
Social Security Replacement Rates Fall as Wives Earn More
Although women make up nearly half of the U.S. labor force, Social Security is still designed for single-income couples, according to CRR.
Republican-Led Social Security Bill Would Raise Taxes. Yes, You Read That Right.
The S.O.S. Act contains provisions disliked by Democrats and Republicans. Policy experts have received it warmly
Social Security Bill Would Raise Retirement Age, Slow COLAs
The Save Our Social Security Act employs a combination of revenues, benefit adjustments and raising the retirement age while preserving early retirement.
11 Medicare Mistakes to Avoid
The rules of Medicare are complicated and laden with deadlines that are costly to miss.
Alicia Munnell Examines 6 Ways to Boost Retirement Savings
The Bipartisan Policy Center lists some ideas, but one proposal in particular "severely limits the usefulness of the document," retirement scholar Munnell says.
Social Security Trustees Project Only 0.2% COLA in 2017
The trustees have released their annual report on when the funds are expected to run dry, and the disabilty fund actually got some good news.
Top 4 Reasons You Better Discuss Social Security With Clients
Among them, the risk of losing clients who would rather switch to an advisor who will.