Changes in Social Security Claiming Strategies Arrive Next Month

MARCH 14, 2016 VOLUME 23 NUMBER 10 Our good friend Amos Goodall, a nationally-known elder law attorney in State College, Pennsylvania, wrote our newsletter for this week. Amos explains a particularly confusing and complicated issue. The Social Security retirement program basically gives back, with some small interest, funds you and your employer have deposited into…

Planning for Retirement: Does the Three-Legged Stool Work?

DECEMBER 16, 2013 VOLUME 20 NUMBER 47 For decades accountants, financial planners, lawyers and government workers have talked about Social Security and the “three-legged stool.” The metaphor had a simple attraction, especially when Social Security was a young program. The three legs? Social Security, private retirement programs and personal investments. You should have some of…