Social Security

Ever wonder how well a typical American can live on Social Security payments?
The number of people who will outlive their savings and retirement nest egg is extremely high. This is particularly true for people with modest savings who retire in their 60s. A number of these...
The loss of income for many Social Security recipients represents one of the largest catastrophes for people who cannot afford shelter, food or clothing without these payments.
Americans face long wait times on the phone or at Social Security offices.
The Social Security Administration offers advice for protecting personal information.
A new study from the Congressional Budget Office forecasts that outlays for Social Security will top income paid into the fund in 2033. This is often called “running out.” In reality, it will be...
Can the Social Security Administration continue payments it is obligated to make for Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and the Disability Insurance Trust Fund?
Threats to Social Security payouts have gotten worse in the past year.
A large problem for the Social Security Administration is the growing number of people over 85 as time passes.
The Social Security Administration has warnings about fraud targeted at people who receive Social Security payments.
Social Security benefits are set to increase by more than 8%. Unfortunately, that money is already spent because of raging inflation.
Will people be paid Social Security benefits beyond 2034? Yes. However, these may be well below what people anticipate.
In the middle of next month, Social Security payments are likely to be increased, but that boost will be eaten by inflation.
The argument that Social Security will run out of money has gone on for years. Recently, the odds that will happen have taken a sharp turn up.
Social Security recipients may get a big raise this year. A decade from now, that may not be possible.