Top Portfolio Products: China Bond ETF From Global X
AssetMark adds donor-advised fund, while Franklin Templeton launches Social Security optimizer tool.
Senator Says Spending Bill Ready Soon, Vows to Fight Social Security Cutters
Senate Appropriations head Barbara Mikulski sees the incoming GOP-controlled Congress as likely to reduce the number of Social Security field offices.
Charity Gives Seniors’ Unneeded Social Security Checks to Children
Retired trial lawyer and mediator Jerry Conover thought his Social Security check was a waste of taxpayer money. So he gave it away.
Maximizing the Retirement Paycheck
Social Security deferral and a private annuity strategy make for a powerful income combo.
Top 10 Social Security Myths: Part 1
Don’t let your clients sacrifice their benefits on the altar of misinformation. In part one of a series, we debunk five big Social Security myths.
Skipping Social Security Advice Equals Missed Opportunity for Advisors
There is rising demand for Social Security guidance, but only a small percentage of advisors are reaping the benefits of offering it, new research says.
Social Security and Tax Planning: The Advisor Opportunity
Neither process is fun, but relieving the confusion and frustration surrounding the Social Security planning and claiming process represents a major business-building opportunity for advisors.
Don’t Take Retirement Advice From the Social Security Administration
It’s not that SSA employees won’t give advice on how and when to claim benefits; it’s that they can’t. So make sure you step up.
Social Security Bankrupt in 2033; Medicare Outlook Brightens: Trustees’ Report
While the trustees' Social Security funding forecast is similar to last year's, Medicare gets four more years thanks to Obamacare.
Social Security, Retirement Savings Would Benefit From Closing Gender Pay Gap
Closing the gender pay gap would have a direct effect on women’s Social Security benefits and ability to save for retirement, Social Security Works finds.