Clinton, Trump campaigns turn Social Security politics on its head
Both candidates oppose reducing Social Security benefits, a key building block often proposed to curb the federal budget deficit.
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.
Why aren't retirement savers choosing annuities?
Savers turn away from annuities based on behavioral factors, Center for Retirement Research says.
How to correctly claim Social Security spousal benefits
A case study in claiming Social Security spousal benefits.
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.
Trump's Social Security plan depends on immigrants
Trump claims he could end Social Security's shortfall through huge income-tax cuts.
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.
What's the best age to start claiming Social Security?
Everybody wants to know what the best claiming strategy is, but many factors affect the decision on timing.