The latest news on social security
I’m all for encouraging nonlawyers to run for public office, but a lack of practical real-world experience is not what ails our political system.
Higher taxes and reduced benefits are inevitable, and that's if Congress acts responsibly.
Some want Uncle Sam to create a separate and distinct consumer price index for older Americans.
Most retirees derive income from multiple sources.
Spouses have Social Security claiming options that single people do not.
Social Security recorded a third more overseas recipients last decade and recession may spark trend.
Agency provides sample illustrations of retirement benefits keyed to incomes and current ages.
Preparations and attitudes toward retirement years remain out of touch with reality.
Supporters say America can’t pay for the rich; critics argue that Social Security should stay universal
Buying fixed annuities will avoid market downturns but lock in lower nest-egg gains as well.