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Misplaced Gripes About Letters From Social Security Dec. 02, 2020

Social Security and You

I've pointed out many times how people are quick to gripe about the government in general and the se... Read More

Why Me? Ask the Social Security Administration for Help Nov. 25, 2020

Social Security and You

Let me ask a question. If your furnace stopped working on the coldest day of the year, would you sen... Read More

'I'll Tell You What's Wrong With Social Security!' Nov. 18, 2020

Social Security and You

Every single day, more than a few of the emails I get from readers start out with this (or a similar... Read More

Plan Ahead Nov. 11, 2020

Social Security and You

I was just looking at a photo album with highlights of a memorable trip my wife and I took to Europe... Read More

Social Security and Women Nov. 04, 2020

Social Security and You

I really don't have any way of knowing this, but I'm guessing the majority of my readers are women. ... Read More

Mom and Pop Businesses and Social Security Oct. 28, 2020

Social Security and You

More than a few husbands and wives are involved in some kind of mom and pop business. And over the y... Read More

Less for Others and More for Me Oct. 21, 2020

Social Security and You

I get hundreds of letters from my readers every week. And from them, I can glean a lot of insight in... Read More

Paper Social Security Checks Still Out There Oct. 07, 2020

Social Security and You

President Donald Trump's ongoing battle with the U.S. Postal Service and its funding has a small fra... Read More

Disability Benefits Are Not Welfare Sep. 30, 2020

Social Security and You

It never ceases to amaze me how millions of misinformed Americans think that Social Security disabil... Read More

Trump and the Future of Social Security Sep. 23, 2020

Social Security and You

My inbox has been inundated with emails from worried senior citizens who tell me they have heard tha... Read More

Social Security -- Don't Drop the Ball Sep. 16, 2020

Social Security and You

I frequently get emails from people who have lost out on Social Security benefits they might have be... Read More

When in Doubt, File a Claim Sep. 09, 2020

Social Security and You

I'm going to start this column at the bottom! Or, rather, with the bottom-line message I want to del... Read More

There's No Such Thing as a Free Tax Holiday Sep. 03, 2020

Veronique de Rugy

A few weeks ago, President Donald Trump proposed a payroll tax holiday to Americans earning less tha... Read More

Internet Lies About Social Security Never Go Away Sep. 02, 2020

Social Security and You

There are so many Social Security-bashing screeds floating around on the internet. Some are full of ... Read More

The Windfall Elimination Provision Should NOT Be Repealed Aug. 26, 2020

Social Security and You

My inbox has been flooded with emails from retired or soon-to-be retired public employees who don't ... Read More

A Tale of Two Tax Cuts Aug. 25, 2020

Stephen Moore

Democrats keep attacking President Donald Trump's idea of a payroll tax cut for 140 million American... Read More

Benefits for Grandchildren -- Don't Count On It! Aug. 19, 2020

Social Security and You

One of the joys of growing older is the opportunity to play Grandma or Grandpa. My wife and I have f... Read More

'My Husband ... He's Dead!' Aug. 12, 2020

Social Security and You

Occasionally, I like to take a break from the routine of covering the same old Social Security quest... Read More

No Payroll Tax, No Social Security Aug. 11, 2020

Froma Harrop

By the time you read this, President Donald Trump's latest economic stimulus plan may be largely for... Read More

'Me, Me, Me!': Our New Theme Song Aug. 11, 2020

William Murchison

Thank the good Lord for the pandemic. Well, sort of. Up to a point. The upside of any disaster is th... Read More