A divorce doesn't disqualify you from spousal benefits related to a prior marriage.
A simple eight-question quiz reveals how many near-retirees don't know about Social Security. And what you don't know can rob you of the benefits you've earned.
Most experts say it's best to wait before taking benefits. Is that the case? The answer comes down to you.
Longer life expectancies open up opportunities, but they don't always involve delaying Social Security.
Being married is a huge advantage in Social Security. Make the most of it.
Social Security will pay out close to $863 billion in benefits this year, but relying on this social program to fund your retirement is probably a bad idea. Here's why.
You must understand the difference between these two key concepts.
It's never too soon to start planning, even if you don't have much money right now.
There are numerous ways to enhance your retirement savings -- open a retirement account, change your deferral rates, adjust your portfolio, etc. But there is one thing that sets apart the big-time savers: consistency.
While the gender pay gap is a real phenomenon, it has overshadowed another inequality that has the same potential to threaten the long-term financial stability of women: the glaring gender gap in retirement savings.