6 Tips to Boost Your Social Security Check

While you don’t have much control over how much you pay into the Social Security system, you may be surprised just how much you can influence what you get out of it. Here are six ways to maximize your payout.

Does your retirement look like a pile of peanuts?

Yes, the idea of retirement has changed. The era of the gold watch, guaranteed pension and 20 years on the golf course is little more than a sepia-toned fairy tale. In fact, many Americans approaching retirement age now expect they’ll have ...