Social Security

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Social Security rules for nonworking spouses

Worker must claim benefits to trigger the spousal benefit for a mate.

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Clients worry about future Social Security cuts

Advisers need to monitor the political landscape and develop backup plans.

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Social Security and Medicare issues get personal

Forced to slow down, columnist has a lot of think about

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Social Security has special rules for divorce

Ex-spouses have more claiming options than married couples.

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Women in two-income households face greatest retirement risk

Lifestyle creep, under-saving and lower Social Security benefits to blame.

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3 aspects of retirement affected by divorce

Rising rate of gray divorce in the U.S. requires financial advisers to understand different planning strategies

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Educate clients on the reality of Social Security benefits

Lower Social Security income is not just a possibility.

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Retirees lose $3.4 trillion by claiming Social Security too early

Study finds suboptimal timing costs $111,000 per household.

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Financial planning for same-sex couples has changed immensely since 2015 Supreme Court marriage ruling

Complexity accompanying tax, estate and Social Security planning for LGBTQ couples now largely mitigated four years after landmark decision.

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How to suspend Social Security benefits

The move can boost future benefits — but beware of unintended consequences.