Switching Gears in Retirement

In searching for investment options, would you rather have—high return or low return? High risk or low risk? Liquid or illiquid?

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What is Medigap and how can it help me?

Seniors should know more than “how do I sign up for social security.” They need to understand the importance of Medigap insurance to cover extra medical costs.

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SSDI vs. SSI: What's the difference?

Two popular government programs exist to help persons who are disabled or who have low incomes and limited resources. Compare the differences between SSDI and SSI here.

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How online social security statements work

These days, you can check your social security earnings and print statements from the comfort of your own home. Find out how to sign up for social security statements online.

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The step by step 411 on signing up for social security benefits

Applying for Social Security benefits is easier than ever before. Gone are the questions and confusion of how to receive benefits.

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The importance of social security for senior women

Women aged 62 and over receive 60 percent of Social Security benefits paid in the US.

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Scam alert! Keeping your social security benefits safe from scammers and thieves

Find out what the most common social security theft scams and keep yourself alerted to the actions of those who’d seek to defraud you.

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Social Security: Not just for retired workers!

Retired workers are not the only ones who can collect Social Security benefits. Disabled workers, spouses and dependents may also be eligible. Learn more about benefits.

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Workaholic? You can still work and claim Social Security

There are many benefits to working while claiming social security benefits or disability. Learn the facts about work income and how it can affect your SSA benefits.

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Social Security: Check your COLA in 2012

For the first time in three years, the social security outlook includes a COLA 2012, but it is a modesl 2.6 percent.