Social Security 2020 Trustees Report Released

4/22/2020 The Social Security Board of Trustees released its annual report on the long-term financial status of the Social Security Trust Funds. According to Andrew Saul, Commissioner of the Social Security Administration, the projections in this year’s report do not …

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Social Security & New IRS Economic Impact Payment Portal

4/15/2020 This week, the Social Security Administration and the US Treasury Department announced the launch of the new IRS Economic Impact online portal. The portal assists eligible individuals who do not normally file a tax return apply for the Economic …

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Social Security and Medicare Benefit Milestones (infographic)

Social Security and Medicare are important pieces of the retirement planning puzzle for more Americans. But understanding how these systems work can be confusing. Check out WISER’s Social Security and Medicare Benefit Milestones to learn about key milestones for claiming …

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Social Security Spousal Benefits

Social Security is a vital source of retirement income for most women.  For this reason, it is important to understand how the spousal benefit works and how it can impact the amount of Social Security income you receive. As a …

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4 Social Security Mistakes to Avoid

Social Security is an important benefit, especially for women. According to the 19th Annual Transamerica Retirement Survey of American Workers, three in 10 women of expect Social Security to be their primary source of retirement income.  It is never too …

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