Will Taking Spousal Benefits Affect My Social Security Benefit Rate?

Ask Larry Economic Security Planning, Inc. Today’s Social Security column addresses questions about whether spousal benefits can affect later retirement benefits, filing for both retirement and survivor’s benefits and whether Social Security is moving payment days. Larry Kotlikoff is a Professor of Economics at Boston University and the founder and president of Economic Security Planning, … Read more

Will My Social Security Check Now Come At The End Of The Month?

Ask Larry Economic Security Planning, Inc. Today’s Social Security column addresses questions about whether Social Security is changing when people will receive their benefit payments, moving a childhood disability benefit from one parent’s record to another and when the earnings test ends for survivor’s benefits. Larry Kotlikoff is a Professor of Economics at Boston University … Read more

Can My Wife Get Her Full Spousal Rate After Early Social Security Retirement Benefits?

Ask Larry Economic Security Planning, Inc. Today’s Social Security column addresses questions about how early retirement benefits can affect later spousal benefits, whether both working and delaying can increase retirement benefits and survivor benefits after early retirement benefits. Larry Kotlikoff is a Professor of Economics at Boston University and the founder and president of Economic … Read more