If you read many of the articles I write, you’ve probably noticed that I put a lot of emphasis on understanding the basics. Why? It’s the foundation! It’s what gives us the ability to spot mistakes, errors and general screw-ups before they turn into big problems.
Recently, on the Big Picture Retirement podcast we spent two entire episodes talking about Social Security basics.
Here are the episodes:
Part 1: The 9 Social Security Basics That EVERYONE Should Know
Social Security is a lot easier to understand if you know about 9 basic concepts. In this episode we discuss these four topics: