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Reporting Social Security Fraud Mar. 24, 2018

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: I came to the United States back in the late 1980s. My husband at the time suddenly aban... Read More

An Apology -- 25 Years Later Mar. 21, 2018

Social Security and You

I just got an email that absolutely floored me. Honestly, it even brought a lump to my throat. It ha... Read More

The 'Three-Legged Stool' Is a Bit Wobbly Mar. 14, 2018

Social Security and You

I'm sure most people reading this column have heard the term, "the three-legged stool." That refers ... Read More

Uncle Sam Continues to Stick His Head in the Sand on Entitlements Mar. 08, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

Social Security and Medicare are the two biggest programs driving the growth of our debt. What's mor... Read More

Observant Reader Notices Fluke in COLA Payments Mar. 07, 2018

Social Security and You

Q: The recent cost-of-living adjustment to our Social Security checks got me wondering about somethi... Read More

Inspector General's Report Causes Confusion for Widows Feb. 28, 2018

Social Security and You

The inspector general for the Social Security Administration recently released a report that was wel... Read More

Pioneer Nation vs. Welfare State Feb. 28, 2018

Terence Jeffrey

When the British Parliament was debating in 1765 whether to impose a direct tax on the American colo... Read More

'Notch Babies' Now Reaching Century Mark -- and They Are Still Mad! Feb. 21, 2018

Social Security and You

There is a group of very old people out there who, for decades now, has been misled into believing t... Read More

Working While Getting Disability Benefits Feb. 14, 2018

Social Security and You

Q: I am 57 years old and getting Social Security disability benefits. I understand I can work and ma... Read More

I'm a Hit with the Ladies! Feb. 07, 2018

Social Security and You

Don't tell my wife, but if my inbox is any indication, I'm a big hit with the ladies! I have a hunch... Read More

Celebrate Black History by Promoting Black Ownership Feb. 07, 2018

Star Parker

I have long been in favor of reforming Social Security by changing it to a system of personally owne... Read More

More Questions About Benefit Start Dates Jan. 31, 2018

Social Security and You

Q: I will be turning 70 in July 2018. I wanted to delay starting my Social Security benefits until t... Read More

'Living in Sin' No Longer Required to Get Social Security Jan. 17, 2018

Social Security and You

Q: My mother told me she remembers a time when women had to "live in sin" (those are her words) to a... Read More

Question on Online Application Form Still Confusing Many Jan. 10, 2018

Social Security and You

About two months ago, I got a question from a reader that I had never received before. (And believe ... Read More

Turning 66 in 2018? Consider Filing for Benefits This Month Jan. 03, 2018

Social Security and You

I write a column similar to this one every January. But I don't mind plagiarizing myself because it ... Read More

Let's Skip the War Against Baby Boomers, OK? Dec. 28, 2017

Froma Harrop

When things get dull, enterprising rousers of rabble promote a war against something or other to gai... Read More

Social Security Beneficiaries Hit Record 61,859,250 Dec. 27, 2017

Terence Jeffrey

The number of Social Security beneficiaries hit a record 61,859,250 in November, according to data r... Read More

Social Security Update for 2018 Dec. 27, 2017

Social Security and You

It has been my custom for most of the past 20 years to write a year-end column that summarizes the S... Read More

My Christmas Wish List for Social Security Dec. 20, 2017

Social Security and You

Dear Santa, I've been a good kid this year. Well, I've occasionally been naughty. For example, I was... Read More

An Open Letter to President Trump With a Christmas Gift Idea Dec. 13, 2017

Social Security and You

Dear Mr. President, I hear that your presidency is off to a rocky start. That swamp you said you'd d... Read More