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Mary Beth Franklin

Contributing Editor

Mary Beth Franklinhttp://www.investmentnews.com/apps/pbcsi.dll/persbilde?Avis=CI&ID=MBFranklin&maxw=220&cci_ts=20151127212535

Mary Beth Franklin is a contributing editor at InvestmentNews. As a nationally recognized expert in Social Security claiming strategies, she is also a frequent public speaker. With a background as a Capitol Hill reporter and a former retirement and tax editor at a national magazine, Mary Beth writes regularly about the latest research and thought leadership on retirement income planning. In her free time she likes to garden, ski, play the piano and travel with her recently retired husband. Her book, “Maximizing Your Clients’ Social Security Retirement Benefits,” is available for purchase.

Recent Articles

Social Security changes present opportunities

Nov 27, 2015

Contact clients who are grandfathered under existing rules

Graying advisers perform juggling act with baby-boomer, millennial clients

Nov 24, 2015

No two clients are alike and they need personalized solutions

Social Security changes sting women retirees

Nov 22, 2015

New rules limiting Social Security strategies in 2016 and beyond could make it more difficult for many women to maximize their benefits

Top questions about new Social Security claiming rules

Nov 18, 2015

Clients' birth dates dictate whether they are still able to maximize benefits

Software companies race to update Social Security advice

Nov 10, 2015

Industry leaders ready with new guidance while others play catch up

Social Security claiming strategy triage

Nov 2, 2015

What advisers should do now to help eligible clients

Social Security strategies grandfathered for existing claimants

Oct 29, 2015

File and suspend available for six more months

Game almost over for Social Security claiming strategies

Oct 28, 2015

Congressional budget deal provision could affect current and future retirees

Don't abandon Social Security strategy to avoid Medicare hike

Oct 26, 2015

Short-sighted remedy is like 'prescribing a lobotomy for a headache'

The Social Security survivor benefit do-over

Oct 19, 2015

Widows and widowers can repay benefits and collect higher amounts later

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