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Laurence Kotlikoff is a William Fairfield Warren Professor at Boston University, a Professor of Economics at Boston University, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Fellow of the Econometric Society, a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, President of Economic Security Planning, Inc., a company specializing in financial planning software, and the Director of the Fiscal Analysis Center. Kotlikoff's columns and blogs have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, the Boston Globe, Bloomberg, Forbes, Vox, The Economist, Yahoo.com, Huffington Post and other major publications.
Boston University economist Larry Kotlikoff answers readers' Social Security questions.
Getting retirement benefits shouldn't be this complicated, writes Social Security expert Larry Kotlikoff.
Here are five Social Security gotchas and five secrets from the new and revised book, "Get What's Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security."…
The deadline to pursue the file and suspend strategy is April 29, 2016. Do you know what your retirement plans are?…
If your optimal Social Security lifetime benefit maximization strategy requires you to file for retirement benefits and immediately suspend them, make sure you do so by April 29.
Is the April 29 deadline hard and true?…
Changes to Social Security rules in November may affect your ability to use the file and suspend strategy.
How can one file and suspend before the deadline -- if, indeed, this is the optimal strategy -- if one can't get in the Social Security door?…
Boston University economist Larry Kotlikoff answers your Social Security questions.
A financial adviser tells a reader she should start taking her benefits at 65 or 66, but continue working until 70. Is the adviser right?…
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