Whether you’re currently a senior citizen or hope to live long enough to become one some day, funding our elder years is becoming a bigger & bigger challenge.
For many if not most Americans, Social Security will serve as the bedrock foundation for the income they can expect to receive later in life.
But how does that program work exactly?
What are the pitfalls and the best practices we should be aware of in deciding when and how to enroll in it?
And for those currently not yet seniors, will there even be a Social Security program to rely on by the time we are?
To provide answer to these and many more of the surprisingly tricky questions around Social Security, we’re fortunate to speak with certified financial planner Mary Beth Franklin – author of the book ““Maximizing Your Social Security Retirement Benefits”