3 Proven Ways to Boost Your Retirement Income

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Let's face it: Most Americans haven't done an excellent job of saving for retirement. If your current financial situation in retirement isn't shaping up to be as great as you'd like it to be, there are several ways to boost your retirement income. Here are three ways that you could potentially add a steady flow of cash into your pocket after you retire.

Maximize your Social Security benefits

Although it's not the best move for everyone, one surefire way to boost your retirement income is to delay Social Security. By choosing to wait until age 70 as opposed to 66, you can permanently increase your retirement benefit by 32%. And you'll have four extra years of earned income to factor into the Social Security formula

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