One of the biggest questions you will face as you get closer to retirement is when to start collecting your Social Security retirement benefits. The decision is much more complicated – and important – than you may think. Not only will this decision affect how much income you will receive during retirement, it affects how […]
What is Social Security? Social security programs first appeared in Europe in response to families moving from farming to working for others as the world became industrialized. Germany established the first social security program way back in 1889. In the United States, the Great Depression triggered an economic crisis that caused millions of seniors to […]
Currently, there are several ages to consider when it comes to Social Security retirement benefits.