If you’re approaching retirement, you may be wondering how you can receive the highest Social Security check possible. The Social Security Administration (SSA) offers monthly disability, survivors’ and retirement benefits to people who are no longer working. You may be eligible for more than one program. Here’s a little more information on how to know […]
For decades, the gold standard for retirement age was 65. But in the last several years, we’ve seen the retirement age inch up with many folks working past 65. Now, 20 percent of Americans age 65 and older are participating in the workforce—the highest rate in nearly six decades. Some of this is due to […]
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With the added leisure time that comes in retirement, many seek out fresh ways to broaden their horizons. A new research laboratory at Harvard University offers a great opportunity to do just that. The Harvard Digital Lab for the Social Sciences (DLABSS) gives people of all ages the chance to share their opinions on social […]
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Can you get claim Medicare benefits without claiming Social Security? You sure can, and we’re going to outline the reasons to consider this option along with some of the pros and cons of delaying your claim to Social Security benefits. First, let’s look at some important information about Medicare and Social Security. Then, we can […]
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When discussing the financial world, insurance is probably one of the safer aspects according to statistics. This doesn’t mean immunity from insurance fraud. For seniors, this is a cause of concern as many don’t use a computer regularly. The biggest issues regarding insurance fraud among consumers are stolen social security numbers, fake insurance policy placement, […]