Social Security Resources

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


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.


Debunking Social Security Myths [INFOGRAPHIC]

April 4, 2019

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


Social Security Myths and Misconceptions

April 9, 2019

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


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.


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.


5 Considerations for Your Social Security Strategy

April 3, 2019

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


Social Security Basics

September 29, 2018

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


The Twists and Turns of Social Security

April 2, 2019

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


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.


Protecting Your Social Security Payout

April 2, 2019

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