Social Security gets a bad rap, but in truth, it is the single largest source of income among those 65 and older. According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute and Matthew Greenwald & Associates, Social Security is the primary source of income for 69 percent of retirees.
The media loves to present flashy headlines about Social Security, but they often get their information wrong or present an extreme example without a balanced explanation. Social Security facts are based on reliale sources, not flip comments meant to alarm viewers or readers.
In order to better serve my clients, I regularly attend trainings on issues affecting my clients. Because of my focus on elder law, one of those areas is Social Security. Here is some of what I learned at the latest update on Social Security. Continue reading “Key Facts About Social Security”