Social Security

People usually have pretty strong opinions about Social Security and the future of the safety net that’s supposed to protect American workers who pay into the system every paycheck. Debt.com wades through the arguments to bring you the real news about what’s happening with Social Security and how it will affect your current and future financial prospects.

Articles tagged with Social Security:

tax fraud

Waiting Until Tax Day to File Is How You Get Ripped Off

April 13, 2017 | Brandon Ballenger

Tax-related identity theft is increasing, and experts say we ignore easy ways to protect ourselves by stressing about filing.

Are Immigrants Actually Stealing Our Jobs?

April 6, 2017 | Brandon Ballenger

Trump thinks so, but research shows they do far more good than harm.

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13 Ways to Maximize Your Social Security Checks

March 31, 2017 | Money Talks News

Make sure you get as much retirement income as you deserve with these tips.

Donald Trump budget

Can Trump Keep His Promise To Leave Social Security Alone?

March 23, 2017 | Brandon Ballenger

He campaigned on not cutting entitlements, but conservatives think he has to.

Millennial retirement

Retirement Strategies For A Non-Working Spouse

November 24, 2016 | Dollar Stretcher

Knowing your options is important to a comfortable retirement.

money in politics

On financial issues, your party matters less

February 2, 2016 | Brandon Ballenger

The top issue for voter of all stripes is putting the “me” back in economy

Retirement is top concern for many Americans

5 Retirement Assumptions You Can’t Make Anymore

July 30, 2015 | Debt.com

The times have changed. You need to change with them or lose money.

Gen X early retirement

Gen X Wants to Retire Early. Is It Still Possible?

April 21, 2015 | Jess Miller

Age 64 is their goal, and they’re saving better than their parents for it. But here’s why it’s not practical or smart.

retirement role model

Are You A “Retirement Role Model”?

April 6, 2015 | Jess Miller

When it comes to retirement, it’s not how much you know, but how much you save.

How to beat an ID thief

How I defeated my ID thief

June 19, 2014 | Angela Colley

If your Social Security Number is stolen like mine was, here are 5 easy steps to strike back.