Social Security

Between retirement accounts and Social Security payments, many retirees can receive enough monthly income to live comfortably. But it's important that you understand exactly how Social Security works. GOBankingRates features a wide selection of articles on this subject, so if you have any questions or concerns you can find the information you need.

Read articles about Social Security facts you haven't considered, as well as advice on why you shouldn't rely solely on Social Security income. You’ll also find guides on how to collect Social Security payments, how to increase your Social Security benefits and the long-term financial concerns about retirement.

The longer you delay planning for retirement, the less money you’ll have in the future. GOBankingRates is here to help you prepare for retirement by providing an abundance of information to make sure you understand your retirement options.

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Most Read Social Security Articles

How to Maximize Your Social Security Income

Make sure you get the most out of your Social Security benefits.

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How to Apply for Social Security

Applying for Social Security benefits can be quick and easy — find out how.

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Are Social Security Benefits Taxable?

Figure out today if your Social Security benefits will be taxable tomorrow.

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When Is the Smartest Time to Take Your Social Security Check?

Discover the factors that determine the best time to claim Social Security benefits.

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7 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Social Security

Check out these common myths about Social Security.

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What You Can Buy With the Average Social Security Check

Think you can live off your Social Security benefit? Find out exactly how difficult that will be.

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