Ask Larry

  • June 24, 2013   BY Laurence Kotlikoff  

    It can make sense to start collecting Social Security before age 70 if there are dependent children who can benefit. Photo by Elizabeth Shell. Larry Kotlikoff’s Social Security original 34 “secrets”, his additional secrets, his Social Security “mistakes” and his … Continue reading

  • June 3, 2013   BY Laurence Kotlikoff  

    Photo courtesy of Jim McGuire via Getty Images. Larry Kotlikoff’s Social Security original 34 “secrets”, his additional secrets, his Social Security “mistakes” and his Social Security gotchas have prompted so many of you to write in that we now feature … Continue reading

  • February 25, 2013   BY Paul Solman  

    Larry Kotlikoff’s Social Security original 34 “secrets”, his additional secrets, his Social Security “mistakes“ and his Social Security gotchas have prompted so many of you to write in that we now feature “Ask Larry” every week. We are determined to continue it … Continue reading

  • February 11, 2013   BY Paul Solman  

    Photo by Flickr user GabeB. *Larry Kotlikoff’s [Social Security original 34 "secrets"](http://www.pbs.org/ newshour/businessdesk/2012/07/social-security-secrets-you-ne.html), his [**additional secrets**](http://www.pbs.org/newshour/businessdesk/2012/08/on-the-qt-a-few-more- social-se.html), his Social Security ["mistakes"](http://www.pbs.org/newshour/businessdesk/2012/08/11-social-security-mistakes-pe.html) and his [**Social Security gotchas**](http://www.pbs.org/newshour/businessdesk/2012/09/ten-of-the-worst-social- security-gotchas.html) have prompted so many of you to write in that we now feature … Continue reading

  • February 11, 2013   BY Paul Solman  

    Photo by Flickr user GabeB. *Larry Kotlikoff’s [Social Security original 34 "secrets"](http://www.pbs.org/ newshour/businessdesk/2012/07/social-security-secrets-you-ne.html), his [**additional secrets**](http://www.pbs.org/newshour/businessdesk/2012/08/on-the-qt-a-few-more- social-se.html), his Social Security ["mistakes"](http://www.pbs.org/newshour/businessdesk/2012/08/11-social-security-mistakes-pe.html) and his [**Social Security gotchas**](http://www.pbs.org/newshour/businessdesk/2012/09/ten-of-the-worst-social- security-gotchas.html) have prompted so many of you to write in that we now feature … Continue reading

  • January 22, 2013   BY Paul Solman  

    Social Security expert Larry Kotlikoff answers readers’ questions covering issues from retirement, medicare and more. Larry Kotlikoff’s Social Security original 34 “secrets”, his additional secrets, his Social Security “mistakes“ and his Social Security gotchas have prompted so many of you to write in that … Continue reading

  • January 22, 2013   BY Paul Solman  

    Social Security expert Larry Kotlikoff answers readers’ questions covering issues from retirement, medicare and more. Larry Kotlikoff’s Social Security original 34 “secrets,” his additional secrets, his Social Security “mistakes“ and his Social Security gotchas have prompted so many of you to write in that we now … Continue reading

  • January 7, 2013   BY Paul Solman  

    Whether you are married or divorced, you can potentially collect spousal benefits. Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images Larry Kotlikoff’s Social Security original 34 “secrets”, his additional secrets, his Social Security “mistakes” and his Social Security gotchas have prompted so … Continue reading

  • January 4, 2013   BY Paul Solman  

    Paul Solman: “Ask Larry” Kotlikoff is a hot commodity here on Making Sense, not only as our (and your) Social Security sherpa, but as a sometime commentator on economics, which is how he’s known to the rest of the world, … Continue reading

  • December 31, 2012   BY Paul Solman  

    Blank Social Security checks are run through a printer at the U.S. Treasury printing facility. Photo by William Thomas Cain via Getty Images Larry Kotlikoff’s Social Security original 34 “secrets”, his additional secrets, his Social Security “mistakes” and his Social … Continue reading

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