Social Security

Data point to a bigger cost-of-living adjustment from the Social Security Administration this year.

How well you understand the ins and outs of Social Security entitlements could make a big difference in how much you receive over your lifetime.

Social Security is expected to be a major source of retirement income for baby boomers. However, there are a lot of misconceptions about how Social Security works and when you should take it. Sharon Epperson dispels some of the common myths that are out there.

This is the age when certain retirees stand to lose the least by not waiting until age 70 to start receiving Social Security.

What you don’t know about Social Security could cost you. CNBC offers tips to ensure you don’t miss out.

If you claimed this important retirement benefit too early, there are steps you can take to correct that.

Donald Trump says he will preserve the program, yet the trust funds supporting it will be depleted by 2034, making any solution difficult.

Government researchers analyzed six online tools that provide users with estimates of their expected monthly payouts.

One of the biggest mistakes retirees can make is to underestimate the importance of Social Security in their retirement-planning strategies.

Your Social Security income won’t go up by much in 2017, yet your expenses probably will. Here’s what it means for your cash flow.

Projected deficits of America’s most popular retirement program vary by trillions of dollars. Find out why.

Nearly a third of retirees say their Social Security benefit is less than expected. Here’s what to do.

Act now if you want to benefit from these claiming strategies.

Social Security benefit statements tell you what’s coming your way, but their scope is limited.

Roughly one-third of applications for Social Security disability benefits are ultimately approved. How to make sure yours is among them.