Social Security is on the minds of most Boomers for good reason. As this chart clearly shows, many depend on monthly checks for all or a major part of our income.

Dr. Larry Kotlikoff, an expert on Social Security, informs us that we may be seriously failing to maximize benefits and take advantage of available programs. His discussion provides the basics and offers examples, and for those who want the full monty, he offers a software program for $40 that takes you though the maze, possibly putting hundreds of thousands of extra dollars in your pocket.

It should be apparent that more strain is going to be put on the Social Security system. And that is bad for the elderly. About two-thirds of older Americans rely on Social Security for the majority of their income.Read more…


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