social security

  • June 17, 2013   BY Paul Solman  

    There have been dire warnings about future fiscal shortfalls for years, explains Paul Solman. Photo courtesy of Dave Reede/Getty Images. In his weekly Social Security Q&A, published earlier Monday, Larry Kotlikoff makes the case that Social Security’s funding gap is … Continue reading

  • June 17, 2013   BY Paul Solman  

    By Paul Solman There have been dire warnings about future fiscal shortfalls for years, explains Paul Solman. Photo courtesy of Dave Reede/Getty Images. In his weekly Social Security Q&A, published earlier Monday, Larry Kotlikoff makes the case that Social Security’s … Continue reading

  • June 17, 2013   BY Laurence Kotlikoff  

    The government should be budgeting for infinity, Social Security expert Larry Kotlikoff argues, if Social Security is to remain solvent. Photo courtesy of Mark Wilson/Getty Images. Larry Kotlikoff’s Social Security original 34 “secrets”, his additional secrets, his Social Security “mistakes” … Continue reading

  • June 17, 2013   BY Paul Solman  

    By Larry Kotlikoff The government should be budgeting for infinity, Social Security expert Larry Kotlikoff argues, if Social Security is to remain solvent. Photo courtesy of Mark Wilson/Getty Images. Larry Kotlikoff’s Social Security original 34 “secrets”, his additional secrets, his … Continue reading

  • June 12, 2013  

    Americans who work past traditional retirement age are extending their productive lives. They’re also paying taxes longer, which may have big implications for the country’s finances. As part of his Making Sen$e series, economics correspondent Paul Solman reports. Continue reading

  • June 10, 2013   BY Laurence Kotlikoff  

    With seniors retiring later and living longer, there are many advantages to waiting until age 70 to collect maximum Social Security benefits. Photo courtesy of Joanne Rathe/The Boston Globe via Getty Images. Larry Kotlikoff’s Social Security original 34 “secrets”, his … Continue reading

  • June 10, 2013   BY Paul Solman  

    By Larry Kotlikoff With seniors retiring later and living longer, there are many advantages to waiting until age 70 to collect maximum Social Security benefits. Photo courtesy of Joanne Rathe/The Boston Globe via Getty Images. Larry Kotlikoff’s Social Security original … 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

  • June 3, 2013   BY Paul Solman  

    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

  • May 27, 2013   BY Laurence Kotlikoff  

    Photo of the Social Security Administration in Oakland, Calif., by flickr user dumbeast *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 … Continue reading