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Massive cuts to Social Security: This is the ‘wall’ Americans should worry about

It’s a mere 15 years before Social Security’s trust fund runs dry.

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Why it might be better to take Social Security at age 66 instead of 70

Uncertainty about Social Security’s future makes forecasting difficult.

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Why people who claim Social Security early often live to regret it

For retirees, the early bird does not always get the worm.

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Got tricked into giving up your Social Security number? Here’s what to do

How to avoid Social Security fraud, and what to do if someone gets hold of your number.

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Most Americans are unprepared for retirement — here’s how to fix that

What savers should know about the great retirement experiment

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This recent report suggests steady saving for retirement is not important

ICI conclusions rest on shaky assumptions and exaggerate levels of Social Security benefits

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Social Security turned 84, and I have a great gift idea

An appreciation of how hard it would be to duplicate Social Security benefits in the private market

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Possibly the best Social Security claiming strategy for millennials

The fear that young Americans won’t ever get Social Security could benefit them after all

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Why do politicians keep running up the debt?

Future retirees will pay with lower Social Security and Medicare benefits.

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Why Social Security should be a major issue in the 2020 election

Winners and losers in the proposed entitlement overhaul

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This hybrid Social Security plan could help more people save enough for retirement

One part would be funded through taxes and another would be similar to a 401(k) plan.

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What savers should know about the great retirement experiment

The ‘three-legged stool’ of retirement savings is broken.

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Should we be worried about Social Security going bankrupt?

Assessing the true Social Security crisis.

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Social Security is losing money by allowing retirees to defer claiming benefits

Fix this rule or end it.

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Want to get what you’re owed from Social Security? Do this

One minor oversight can cost you hundreds, or more

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You better plan for a smaller Social Security check

If you can afford to wait a few years, you get a lot more.

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Setting the record straight on 5 Social Security myths

Believing these common Social Security myths could cost you or your spouse big money down the road.