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'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

Split Marriage Adds Up to No Benefits Dec. 06, 2017

Social Security and You

Q: I am 66 years old. I am getting my own Social Security retirement check, but it is rather small &... Read More

Guessing at Answers to Unedited Questions Nov. 29, 2017

Social Security and You

I get about a hundred questions emailed to me every week. And I put as many as I can into this weekl... Read More

The Retirement Decision Nov. 25, 2017

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: My fiance recently decided to retire this coming March. We both will be 65 in January, a... Read More

Benefit Starting Date Confusion Nov. 22, 2017

Social Security and You

Q: I turn 66 in January and want benefits to start then. A few weeks ago, I filled out the claim for... Read More

More Questions From Divorced Women Nov. 15, 2017

Social Security and You

Just two weeks ago, I wrote a column answering questions from divorced women. Obviously, I left a lo... Read More

Checks for Son Can Still Come in Mom's Name Nov. 08, 2017

Social Security and You

Q: I took my Social Security at age 62 so my 14-year-old son and his 55-year-old mother could get be... Read More

Benefits for Divorced Women Nov. 01, 2017

Social Security and You

All of today's questions come from, or are about, women who are divorced. So let me make this genera... Read More