We get lots of inquiries about the best way to treat Social Security Retirement beneifits in the retirement planning process. The following will help provide some insight into important aspects of this benefit:
Doing the Math on Social Security
July 15, 2010
How are your Social Security benefits figured? This question comes up a lot. The short answer is it’s complicated, MarketWatch’s Andrea Coombes says in her Personal Finance Minute.
Social Security: What Couples Should Consider
July 9, 2010
Deciding when to take your Social Security benefits is no easy matter — and it gets even more complicated when a husband and wife, who will retire at different ages, have to make that decision together. In this Personal Finance Minute, MarketWatch’s Andrea Coombes takes a look at a few things to consider.
Timing Your Social Security Benefits
July 7, 2010
Many people start their Social Security benefits early, but given average life expectancy today, that’s often not a good idea. In today’s Personal Finance Minute, MarketWatch’s Andrea Coombes looks at the timing of your payout.