Social Security Articles

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

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

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.