Social Security Resources

Learn more about ways to maximize your benefits and optimize your retirement income strategy.

Retirement

Social Security Increases Benefits by 2.8% for 2019

October 11, 2018

The adjustment is the largest since 2012, and over 67 million Americans will see the increase in their payments beginning in January.

Retirement

Debunking Social Security Myths [INFOGRAPHIC]

April 24, 2018

Shine some light on these common misconceptions to help get the most from your hard-earned benefits.

Retirement

Social Security Myths and Misconceptions

September 27, 2018

What you don't know about Social Security and what you can do about it.

Retirement

Planning for Social Security [VIDEO]

April 19, 2018

Kevin McGarry of Nationwide Retirement Institute answers some of the most common questions about Social Security.

Retirement

Understanding Social Security Break-Even Points

May 20, 2017

Deciding when to file for Social Security could make a large impact on your lifetime benefit.

Retirement

Protecting Your Social Security Payout

May 3, 2018

To handle payments for a disabled senior, it's not enough to put powers of attorney, medical directives or guardianship arrangements in place.

Retirement

Five Considerations for Your Social Security Strategy

April 19, 2018

As you prepare to start claiming benefits, be sure to ask yourself these questions.

Retirement

Social Security Basics

September 29, 2018

Before you decide when and how to file for Social Security, it’s important to understand the basics.

Retirement

The Twists and Turns of Social Security

March 8, 2017

This all-important retirement income source is tricky, especially around times of transition.

Retirement

Social Security Provides for You and Your Loved Ones

June 17, 2017

Social Security offers benefits to family members who depend on you, so it’s good to know who is eligible.

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How Taxes Affect Social Security

June 19, 2017

When you plan for retirement, it’s important to consider how Social Security is taxed to know how much retirement income you’ll actually have.