Today is your last day to take advantage of a Social Security loophole

Apr 29, 2016
Laurence Kotlikoff, who authored a book on Social Security secrets, talks about a Social Security file-and-suspend strategy.
A Social Security loophole is closing Friday.
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The financial anxiety of living on a fixed income

Mar 18, 2016
One Alabama resident who had just $10 left over after paying bills shares her story.
Betty Moncrief stands at the grave of her mother.
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Receive Social Security? No increase for you next year

Oct 15, 2015
Cost of Living Adjustment is pegged to inflation, which, like old soda, is flat.

One number to rule them all

Jul 10, 2015
Universal identifiers like Social Security numbers are a big target for hackers.

Data hacks beget more data hacks

Jun 5, 2015
Experts warn that stolen federal HR records could be used years from now.

Fun Fact Friday: Uber might be ruining our economy

Mar 13, 2015
Plus some of the other great stuff we learned listening to Marketplace this week

The cost of inefficient Social Security record keeping

Mar 10, 2015
Banks, the IRS and others rely on the "death master file."

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The next generation of Social Security

Jan 9, 2015
Boomer retirement and what it means for the program's future

Six expert secrets to a successful Social Security strategy

Jun 6, 2014
Perfecting your Social Security strategy in six (pretty) easy steps.
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Singapore's got some big retirement issues

Jun 3, 2014
Social security fears in one of the world's most rigorously-controlled economies.
Commuters commute at lunch hour at Raffles Place on February 14, 2013 in Singapore. The government white paper revealed Singapore's population may increase 30 percent to over 6.9 million by 2030, with nearly half the population expected to be foreign-born.
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