Social Security

Social Security by Age of Participant

Knowing when you’re eligible to receive Social Security impacts your retirement planning. We’ve broken down the three key ages for when you can start.

Social Security

Requirements for Social Security Benefits

With Social Security playing an increasingly important role in retirement planning, it’s important to fully understand what you need to do during your working years to qualify for Social Security benefits.

Social Security

The Good and Bad of Social Security

You know that Social Security plays a significant role in retirement, but what are the overlooked pros and cons of it? We’ve laid them out here.

Social Security

Basics of Social Security

For over eighty years, Social Security has provided Americans with a stream of guaranteed income that gives certainty in retirement. But few people actually understand how the program works. Here’s what you need to know.

Retirement Planning

Staying on Track for Retirement in Your 60s

With retirement approaching, reviewing your goals will ensure that you are on track for retirement. Here’s a quick checklist of the what you should be doing to prepare during your 60s.

Retirement Planning

Smart Planning for a Long Retirement

Higher life expectancies mean longer retirements. It’s important to consider these tools and strategies to ensure that you don’t outlive your retirement savings.

Retirement Planning

How Your Spending Changes in Retirement

Household spending generally drops at retirement and then continues to decline throughout retirement. Here’s how people’s spending changes the most and how it can effect your saving plan.