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Wrong earnings can cost thousands in Social Security

Oct 29th, 2019 | By

Social Security is an earned benefit. Your earnings history is a record of your progress toward your benefits. Social Security keeps track of your earnings so we can pay you the benefits you’ve earned over your lifetime. This is why reviewing your Social Security earnings record is so important. If an employer didn’t properly report

Women worry most about healthcare costs

Oct 16th, 2019 | By

Large numbers of Americans 60 and older are concerned that healthcare costs prescription drug costs are outpacing retirement savings—something women worry about more than men, according to a new survey by the National Council on Aging  (NCOA) on financial-related issues. “All too often, older women are feeling the very real consequences of the income gap

Prepare for retirement financially and emotionally

Sep 25th, 2019 | By

Those early days of retirement can be exciting as you are finally rewarded with a little rest and relaxation after all those years of toil. But it can be a bit unsettling, as well, when the regular paychecks you counted on stop appearing in your bank account. That’s why anyone who’s still a few years

More women than ever are benefitting from Social Security

Sep 10th, 2019 | By

Social Security plays an especially important role in providing economic security for women. In the 21st century, more women work, pay Social Security taxes, and earn credit toward monthly retirement income than at any other time in our nation’s history. In fact, about 59 percent of people getting Social Security payments are women. But women