Social Security News: Updates to Website

Interview by: Heidi Frankel ~ The latest social security news involves some major website updates, so fyi50+ sat down with David Freitag to guide you through the changes. fyi50+: My […]

Social Security Filing Ages

Interview with David Freitag ~ fyi50+: The are many questions about at what age you should file for Social Security benefits. Most workers know you can start benefits as early […]

When to Collect Social Security Benefits

The Right Strategy Can Be Complicated fyi50+: Readers often ask why choosing a Social Security filing strategy can be so complicated. David, why is this decision so confusing? David Freitag: […]

Social Security Recommendations for 2021

fyi50+: It’s time to watch 2020 disappear into the rear-view mirror of history and start planning for 2021. David, what are some good recommendations for Social Security and retirement planning […]

Social Security Changes for 2021

Social Security Card and Stacks of Coins

The Social Security Administration recently released its Fact Sheet for 2021, with updates and changes for those receiving Social Security benefits. Positive Changes Social Security Cost-of-Living Increase There actually is […]

Beware, Thieves are Working the Phones

Robocalls have always been infuriating. But what should you do if you’re not sure it’s a robocall or the Social Security Administration (SSA)?  We asked David Freitag, a financial planning […]

Changes in 2019: The Good News and Bad News

Each year the Government announces changes to Social Security and Medicare that sometimes get lost in the fog of informational overload. Yet these changes are important for retirees. Here are […]

Medicare and Social Security Basics

In a recent survey of folks age 60-64 commissioned by MassMutual in August, 8 out of 10 respondents (79 percent) did not understand that a spouse age 65, who did […]

Social Security and Medicare

Basic Yet Important Things to Know Social Security and Medicare can be challenging to understand. Here are a few tips to help keep you informed and navigate the maze. In […]