Your Social Security Benefits

We all have been paying into Social Security for years and can’t wait to start collecting…but WAIT…don’t be in a rush! According to AARP and the Financial Planning Association, 90% of retirees know that waiting to collect Social Security will get them a bigger benefit—but only 5% know how much bigger! Individuals who collect their […]

Divorce and Social Security

Married couples have an advantage when it comes to Social Security. It’s called the “spousal benefit.” It allows the lower-earning spouse to collect up to 50% of the higher-earning spouse’s benefit at full retirement age. Even if you are divorced, you still have the ability to collect Social Security spousal benefits based on your former […]