A proposed change to how Social Security pays benefits could encourage more people to claim later.
Even Reagan knew better than to try to destroy it. A new book makes the case for strengthening the popular program
Three Motley Fool analysts explain why it may be wise to start early.
Our Motley Fool contributors unravel the rules covering Social Security spousal benefits.
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The guardians of clear and concise writing in government awarded top honors Tuesday to the Department of Homeland Security, the Social Security Administration and the Securities and Exchange Commission for the best job last year turning bureaucratese into plain writing for the public. Based on 126 documents submitted by the agencies, the Center for Plain Language […]
CNN: Why is GOP going after Social Security? http://t.co/B1RLjfxhrG #GopDontCare #UniteBlue #TNTweeters pic.twitter.com/acfgP25zez — Brook Bufa (@jupiter896) January 27, 2015 Not surprisingly, the new Republican-led Congress is, once...Show More Summary
Will Greece Burst the Bond Bubble? For over 30 years, sovereign nations, particularly in the West have been buying votes by offering social payments in the form of welfare, Medicare, social security, and the like. When actual bills came...Show More Summary
June 2005 saw me debate John Shoven on the Bush Social Security Privatization plan--without, apparently, the Bush Administration giving him paper on what the plan currently was. So we couldn't really talk about anything other than general...Show More Summary
Eric Roston at BusinessWeek examines the issue of climate change and the politics behind it all: The political patter during blizzards has long been predictable. Here's what's interesting these days. As climate science becomes more confident, it may be making the U.S.'s weird strain of climate contrariness less viable. Show More Summary
The Republican Congress decided to make overhauling the Social Security disability program one of its first orders of business. On the first day of the new session it put in place a rule change that would make it difficult to address...Show More Summary
Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images Boston University economist Larry Kotlikoff has spent every week, for over two years, answering questions about what is likely your largest financial asset — your Social Security benefits. His...Show More Summary
A short presentation explaining the rules that govern the relationship between working in retirement and Social Security benefits.
Threats made over social media delayed travelers on board two planes that had departed Sunday from Southern California airports.
Social Security is a complete enigma to many Americans. Three of our top retirement analysts weigh in with one Social Security fact each that every American needs to be aware of.
Social Security will start actively pulling money out of its trust funds in 2020.
One great way to make more from your benefits no longer works, but there are still things you can do.
It's not designed to, its trust funds are running out of money, and demographics are shifting against its funding model.
The answer to this question isn't as straightforward as it may seem.
The other day, Rand Paul stirred controversy when he had this to say about the looming debate over what to do about funding shortfalls in the Social Security Disability Insurance program, which is set to become a major flashpoint in the weeks ahead: “If you look like me and you hop out of your truck, […]