Social Security COLA Could Be Zero in 2017, Senior Group Fears
Social Security recipients have lost 23% of their buying power since 2000, the Senior Citizens League says.
Kotlikoff Joins the Presidential Fray
Move over, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. There's an economist and Social Security expert running for president.
Kotlikoff: Congress Took a ‘Meat Cleaver’ to Social Security Claiming Rules
Laurence Kotlikoff tells ThinkAdvisor about “gotchas” in the new rules beyond ending file-and-suspend and points out a loophole that could give some couples $120,000.
Voters Say Preserving Social Security Is Top Economic Issue: Poll
Even among 18- to 34-year-olds, more than half said Social Security should be the next president's top economic concern, AICPA found.
Older Voters Demand Leadership on Social Security From Next President: AARP Poll
Eighty-two percent of voters 50 and older in an AARP survey said a basic threshold for presidential leadership was having a plan for Social Security.
9 Social Security Myths Worth Busting
Retirement advisor Michael Lonier discusses misconceptions about Social Security and flawed thinking on the best time to take benefits.
4 Things You Need to Know About the Social Security Spousal Benefit
Here are the four situations in which a spouse—or former spouse—can collect Social Security, when, how much, and how to do it.
Fixing Social Security: Be Careful What You Wish For
Raising the retirement age or cutting benefits could have long-standing unintended consequences, the Brookings Institution warns.
CBO Issues Dramatic Corrections to Social Security Replacement Rates
The average income replacement rate for retirees born in the 1940s is 43%, not 60% as the CBO reported in December, according to revised data.
Social Security a Top Concern of Iowa Caucus Goers: AARP
Poll shows that more than nine in 10 Iowa caucus goers want presidential candidates to have a plan for the future of Social Security.