8/25/2015 – Retirees need to fact-check Social Security advice (Reuters)

Aug 26, 2015 Comments Off by

Getting wrong answers from Social Security is not unusual, according to financial advisers and experts on claiming strategies. Relying on this misinformation can lead to missing out on benefits for which you qualify or losing opportunities to maximize your checks.

“Forty percent of what the good folks at Social Security tell you, almost always with great certitude, is either outright wrong, partially wrong, incomplete, or confused,” said economist Laurence Kotlikoff, co-author of the best-selling book “Get What’s Yours: Secrets to Maximizing Your Social Security.”

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