Social Security Survivor Benefits

Social Security Survivor Benefits

When you think of Social Security, you probably think of retirement. However, Social Security Survivor Benefits can also provide much-needed income to your family members when you die, making their financial lives easier. Your family members may be eligible to receive survivor benefits if you worked, paid Social Security taxes, and earned enough work credits.…

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The Pros and Cons of Retirement “Rules”

When investing for retirement, you’re likely to hear a lot of well-meaning guidance from family, friends, and others offering advice — even the media. As you weigh the potential benefits of any commonly cited investment rules, consider that most are designed for the average situation, which means they may be wrong as often as they’re…