Many investors get so caught up in retirement investing that they overlook an entirely obvious retirement factor — Social Security benefits. Fortunately, there are free tools and websites to optimize your Social Security benefits, and you should add this search to your other retirement planning efforts.
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When planning for retirement investors often overlook Social Security retirement income and focus exclusively on building the largest retirement portfolio possible. While it’s always prudent to plan for a worst-case scenario, having a rough idea of what your Social Security benefits will be at retirement age is vital. Here’s how to estimate your Social Security […]
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