Retirement

Now is the Perfect Time to Check on Your Retirement List

August 30, 2018 • By

Reading Time: 1 Minute

With every change of season, there’s usually a list of essential items that must be done. If you’re getting your house ready for winter, you are likely getting your furnace serviced and cleaning your gutters among other things. In the same way you’re getting your house ready for the colder months, we want to make […]

Continue reading "Now is the Perfect Time to Check on Your Retirement List" →

A man checking a smoke detector

How the Rules Work for You

July 12, 2018 • By

Reading Time: 1 Minute

Retirement doesn’t have the same meaning for everyone. Some people plan to retire and never work again. Some people plan for second careers in occupations that wouldn’t have adequately supported their families, but they do the work for pure enjoyment. Some people, whether by design or desire, choose to work part-time or seasonally to supplement […]

Continue reading "How the Rules Work for You" →


Tags: , , ,

An older couple walking a dog

Three Common Ways Your Social Security Payment Can Grow After Retirement

June 21, 2018 • By

Reading Time: 1 Minute

You made the choice and now you are happily retired. You filed online for your Social Security benefits. They arrive each month in the correct amount exactly as expected. But, did you ever wonder if your Social Security check could increase? Once you begin receiving benefits, there are three common ways benefit checks can increase: […]

Continue reading "Three Common Ways Your Social Security Payment Can Grow After Retirement" →


Tags: ,

A woman planting flowers

Elder Abuse Detection and Prevention

June 11, 2018 • By

Reading Time: 1 Minute

The statistics about elder abuse tell a troubling story. About five million seniors suffer from some form of abuse, neglect, or financial exploitation each year, and older Americans lose more than $2.6 billion annually because of these crimes, according to the Administration for Community Living. 

Continue reading "Elder Abuse Detection and Prevention" →


Tags:

Two women sitting together on a couch

You and Social Security, Together for a Lifetime

May 31, 2018 • By

Reading Time: 1 Minute

Social Security is with you throughout life’s journey. During May, we celebrate Older Americans Month, and we want to highlight how we are here for you. We’re there when you get your first job, when you get married, and through years of work when you are paying Social Security taxes. Our programs serve as vital […]

Continue reading "You and Social Security, Together for a Lifetime" →


Tags: , , ,

Two women smiling together

3 Things You Can Do to Prepare for Retirement Right Now

April 12, 2018 • By

Reading Time: 1 Minute

Whether you just started seriously planning or are ready to retire, Social Security is the place to start. We’re with you throughout life’s journey, and that includes retirement planning! The first thing you should remember is that Social Security replaces only a portion of your pre-retirement earnings. Most financial advisers say you will need about […]

Continue reading "3 Things You Can Do to Prepare for Retirement Right Now" →


Tags: , , , ,

A woman sitting at a desk and using a laptop

Rosie The Riveter: Working Women’s Icon

March 29, 2018 • By

Reading Time: 1 Minute

“Rosie the Riveter” is an American icon representing women working in factories during World War II. These women learned new jobs and filled in for the men who were away at war. They produced much of the armaments and ammunition to supply the war effort. They also paid FICA on their wages, contributing to the […]

Continue reading "Rosie The Riveter: Working Women’s Icon" →


Tags:

Rosie The Riveter: Working Women's Icon

How Special Payments After You Retire Affect Your Social Security Benefit

March 22, 2018 • By

Reading Time: 1 Minute

After you retire from your job or self-employment, you may get payments for work you did before you started receiving Social Security benefits. We call those “special payments.” Usually, special payments will not affect your Social Security benefit, if they are for work done before you retired. These payments will be counted in the last […]

Continue reading "How Special Payments After You Retire Affect Your Social Security Benefit" →


Tags: ,

A woman setting a kayak into the water by a dock

How Social Security Helps Women Secure Today and Tomorrow

March 1, 2018 • By

Reading Time: 1 Minute

March is Women’s History Month — a time to focus not just on the past, but also on the challenges women continue to face in the 21st century. Today, more women are working than ever before, paying Social Security taxes, and earning credit toward monthly retirement income. With longer life expectancies than men, women tend […]

Continue reading "How Social Security Helps Women Secure Today and Tomorrow" →


Tags: , , ,

Three women smiling while holding coffee cups
« Previous 1 2 3 4 5 11 Next »