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Social Security Articles

Fast facts about Social Security

Fast facts about Social Security

Social Security is a popular retirement topic for two main reasons: It touches (or will touch) a large swath of the workforce; and it's just downright complicated! Allworth Co-CEO Pat McClain shares a few 'fast facts' that help explain how the program works.

5 Social Security myths you should ignore

5 Social Security myths you should ignore

Social Security is a complex program, making it ripe for myths and misinformation. And falling for anything that’s not true could seriously compromise your financial well-being. Allworth Co-CEO Scott Hanson is here to clear up some common misconceptions.

Beware the Social Security WEP & GPO

Beware the Social Security WEP & GPO

For some retirees, what they’re expecting to receive from Social Security isn’t what they’ll actually get. Learn about two specific rules – the WEP and GPO – that could, depending on your job, potentially reduce your benefit amount.

Yes, Social Security is on the brink

Yes, Social Security is on the brink

As you plan for retirement, keep this in mind: The monthly amount you’re expecting from Social Security could be a whole lot different than what you actually get. Allworth Co-CEO Scott Hanson shares a critical reminder.