More than 68 million people claimed Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, or both, as of June.
The first monthly check was paid to a woman who retired in 1939.
Here’s what you should try to avoid doing as you navigate Social Security’s labyrinth.
The average benefit for all retired workers as of Jan. 2019 was $1,461
When’s the right time to claim Social Security? If you don’t know, it could cost you.
Senior citizens seeking adventure after retirement may want to consider fleeing the country, particularly to parts of the world where Social Security benefits last the longest.
Because of the way Social Security benefits are taxed, many middle-income retirees face a 'tax torpedo.'
Here are myths about Social Security that can cost you money.
Worried about running out of money in retirement? Here are some ways to boost the odds that your money will last as long as you need it.
Is there ever a good time to pass up the employer 401(k) match? Dave Ramsey’s answer may surprise you.
Americans who are nearing retirement age have less than $200,000 in their 401(k) accounts on average, according to a new survey.
Social Security benefits will be a big portion of monthly retirement income for many Americans, and it helps to know how the benefits are calculated.
There are a number of U.S. cities where retirees can live comfortably on Social Security benefits alone.
What you need to know about working in retirement.
The program can be an important part of a retirement plan.
Baby boomers are often blamed for putting a strain on Social Security, but a new study has found that the generation isn’t actually responsible.
With the arrival of tax bills and refunds in the late spring and early summer, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is also warning taxpayers against various tax scams that have begun to crop up.
Retirement planning is always a bit of a guessing game, but these five mistakes could leave you in serious trouble.
When it comes to preparing for a — financially — comfortable retirement, you're going to have to plan ahead.
We remain a politically divided country, but we must unite on the looming issue of retirement security for Americans.