Tips To Maximize Your Social Security Benefits

July 28, 2020 | posted in: Blog, Employee Education | by

Claiming Social Security to suit your specific needs can be confusing and mistakes can be costly; by taking the time to claim your benefits the right way for you, it maximizes the money you get from Social Security.  Read about seven things you should consider before you retire from Christy Bieber.

Taking Social Security in the Pandemic: What to Know

April 29, 2020 | posted in: Blog, Employee Education | by

If you’re an older worker who was planning to delay claiming Social Security retirement benefits, but your plans have been derailed by coronavirus, here are some options you might consider.  Read the article by Mark Miller here.

Do You Know What You’re Owed?

April 22, 2019 | posted in: Blog, Employee Education | by

The Social Security Administration makes it easy to check your projected Social Security benefits. If you haven’t signed up yet for your , what are you waiting for – there’s no time like the present!

Select Carefully: Social Security Selections Matter, Especially for Women

January 24, 2019 | posted in: Blog, Employee Education | by

Social Security was created in the 1930s for a different era; now women are impacted more adversely if they make the wrong claiming choices.  Make sure you understand these issues; click here to learn more.

Retirement Benefits Slated to Increase in 2019

October 16, 2018 | posted in: Blog | by

As of 2019, retired Americans who collect Social Security recipients will get the biggest COLA bump in seven years. Retirement benefits are slated to rise 2.8% next year, based on the formula that determines annual cost-of-living adjustments in Social Security. It’s the biggest gain since a 3.6% advance in 2012. Read more from Jeffry Bartash here.

Married Women Make This Mistake with their Social Security; Are You?

June 19, 2018 | posted in: Blog | by

A big gender gap exists in Social Security wealth because of married women’s retirement decisions, a National Bureau of Economic Research study found.
“Women tend to marry older men and to retire around the same time as their husbands even though they also live longer, on average, than men and may have had shorter careers because of childbearing.
By retiring early, the paper says, women often forego both substantial future earnings and significant amounts of prospective Social Security benefits that they would have received if they had worked longer.”
Click here to read the full article from Michael Fischer.