Have you noticed that retirement has its privileges during the coronavirus pandemic? It may be difficult to imagine there are perks, especially as Americans and people around the globe continue to suffer deeply from the detrimental health and economic effects of Covid19. The pandemic has
Have you exceeded the yearly Social Security earnings limit? Or think you might? Don’t worry. I know from personal experience that returning the money to Social Security is painless and efficient. And I’m going to explain exactly how it works. But first, I’ll give you
Why do so many people claim Social Security at 62 is a common question. And because it elicits a lot of negative strong opinions, some baby boomers are reluctant to come out and say that they did, or intend to. My instincts tell me that
Are you listening to the media and plan to work indefinitely building your retirement nest egg? Are you waiting until age 70 to apply for Social Security benefits so you can get the highest monthly payout? Waiting until 70 is not necessarily the best idea.
What was retirement like before Social Security? I decided to do some research. Here’s what I found out. For nearly 250 years – in colonial times, on the frontier, and until the late 1890s, families made their living. They were self-reliant. Then, a period of
If you think you don’t meet the qualifications to collect Social Security benefits, you are most likely wrong. Whether you call yourself a homemaker, a housewife, or a stay-at-home-mom, you are entitled to collect Social Security spousal benefits – even if you’ve never worked outside