Where Does Social Security Fit Into Your Retirement?

Where Does Social Security Fit Into Your Retirement?

by Frank Armstrong III
     
 

This Element is an excerpt from Save Your Retirement: What to Do If You Haven't Saved Enough or If Your Investments Were Devastated by the Market Meltdown (9780137029006) by Frank Armstrong, III and Paul B. Brown. Available in print and digital formats.

A clear-eyed view of the future of Social Security and what it means to you....

Will Social

Overview

This Element is an excerpt from Save Your Retirement: What to Do If You Haven't Saved Enough or If Your Investments Were Devastated by the Market Meltdown (9780137029006) by Frank Armstrong, III and Paul B. Brown. Available in print and digital formats.

A clear-eyed view of the future of Social Security and what it means to you....

Will Social Security be around to augment your retirement? Yes, but with qualifications. It's certainly in real trouble, but it's here to stay. The question is: "In what form?" Our best guess is that if you are 10 or fewer years away from when you'll stop working, your benefits will probably be unaffected. If you're more than 10 years away, though....

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132563543
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
09/13/2010
Series:
FT Press Delivers Elements
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
10
Sales rank:
1,079,231
File size:
307 KB

Meet the Author

Frank Armstrong, III, CLU, CFP™, AIF, is the founder and principal of Investor Solutions, Inc., a fee-only registered investment advisor. He has more than 30 years’ experience in securities and financial services. His bestseller The Informed Investor was cited by BusinessWeek as one of the year’s best investment books. Twice named by Barron’s as one of the top 100 independent financial advisors, he was a featured columnist on Morningstar.com and contributes frequently to AccountsWorld.com and FundsInteractive.com. He has appeared on CNN Headline News, Your Money with Stewart Varney, PBS Morning Business Report, CNBC, Money Life with Chuck Jaffee, and many public radio stations. Paul B. Brown is a long-time contributor to The New York Times and coauthor of the bestselling retirement guide Grow Rich Slowly. He is financial expert for ThirdAge.com, the popular website devoted to the concerns of people over 40. He has served as writer and editor for BusinessWeek, Forbes, and Inc.

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