A Brief History and How To Look At Social Security

Is it about getting the money back or minimizing the risk of bad outcomes? Although Social Security did not come into existence until 1935, it can trace its roots back to the first national pension program for soldiers that was passed in 1776 – prior to the signing of the Declaration of Independence. But this […]

Estimating Your Social Security Benefits

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has had, since 2014, an online option (called my Social Security) for receiving annual benefit statements — however, if you do not wish to open an account, you may still estimate your Social Security benefits. Until 2011, the SSA had sent all working Americans a printed annual statement roughly three months […]