In most cases, funeral homes notify the government that a person has passed away. If the person was receiving Social Security benefits, a payment is not due for the month of their death. Survivor benefits may be available, depending on several factors. When a loved one receiving Social Security benefits passes away, you may wonder…

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Gregory explains how turning on Social Security before you full retirement age affects you benefit size and spousal options. If you’re turning it on early while still working, you may not like the income clawback. However, there are scenarios when turning on Social Security early makes sense. Hear Gregory walk a few callers through their…

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Americans should have access to a free website that tracks all of their retirement benefits, including Social Security, employer-sponsored savings plans, and individual retirement accounts, according to a new paper from the Brookings Institution. In a separate paper, the nonprofit public-policy organization says that “tontines” should be explored as potential savings vehicles for retirement. Meanwhile,…

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