Many baby boomers don't have access to one of the sources of income their folks had. Here's what they can do about that.
Feds say the telemarketing operation, which is being shut down, targeted seniors and pretended to be connected with Medicare, Social Security or health insurers.
After years of hearing about the impending insolvency of Social Security, even those approaching retirement age are worrying. What's the truth?
Experts warn us against automatically signing up for benefits the minute we are eligible, but do we listen? Signs suggest some of us may be beginning to heed that advice.
Knowing how and when to claim can make a huge difference in lifetime payouts. Therefore, mistakes come at a painfully high price.
A reader is worried her husband's Social Security will get clipped if he takes a lower-paying job before he retires. Indeed, it might affect his eventual payout.
Born under FDR and expanded by LBJ, the program may be shaky in its dotage, but it's still vital to millions of Americans.
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