Get What's Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security

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Price
$20.00  $18.40
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Publish Date
Pages
384
Dimensions
5.7 X 8.3 X 1.2 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781501144769

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About the Author

Laurence J. Kotlikoff is a professor of economics at Boston University and president of Economic Security Planning, Inc. His company websites are ESPlanner.com and MaximizeMySocialSecurity.com. To learn more, visit GetWhatsYours.org.

Veteran journalist Philip Moeller has won a Gerald Loeb award for distinguished business and financial journalism. He coauthored the New York Times bestseller Get What's Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security and is the author of the companion volumes, Get What's Yours for Medicare: Maximizing Your Coverage, Minimizing Your Costs and Get What's Yours for Health Care: How to Get the Best Care at the Right Price. He wrote the "Ask Phil" feature for PBS NewsHour and has also worked for Money and US News & Report as well as several newspapers.

Paul Solman is the business and economics correspondent for the PBS NewsHour and is a Brady-Johnson Distinguished Practitioner in Grand Strategy at the International Security Studies department at Yale University.

Reviews

"Getting smart about Social Security can put tens of thousands of extra dollars in your pocket. With that in mind, start by reading, Get What's Yours. . . . The book translates--into often-entertaining English--the many convoluted rules that make up the Social Security program. . . . [Does] a great job of helping you make sense of, and get the most from, Social Security. . . . Invaluable."--Glenn Ruffenach "The Wall Street Journal "
"An indispensable and surprisingly entertaining guide for anyone who is retiring or thinking of retiring with all of the Social Security benefits they've earned."--Jane Pauley
"I love this book! Seriously! Who could ever guess that reading about Social Security could be this entertaining? And if you think you know enough about the subject, you would be wise to think again. Smartly written by an all-star, financial expert dream team, the engaging, down-to-earth prose makes Get What's Yours the definitive guide to maximizing what is, for many, the most important retirement asset by far. From determining the best age to claim (hint: it's not what you've been told) to figuring out the intricacies of spousal benefits to avoiding the 'gotchas' that can reduce your checks, this must-read guide is truly that. And don't be surprised if you actually enjoy it!"--Beth Kobliner, author of Get a Financial Life
"Choosing when to take Social Security is one of the biggest decisions of your life. By doing it right, you can add hundreds of thousands of dollars to your lifetime income and leave more money for your spouse as well. This great book tells you how . . . and it's funny, too!"--Jane Bryant Quinn, author of Making the Most of your Money NOW
"This practical guide to navigating the Social Security system cuts through the fat (there are more than 2,500 rules associated with the benefit) and covers everything from how to file for social security to the strategies for claiming the highest possible income. . . . Useful for anyone approaching retirement."--Concepciรณn de Leรณn "The New York Times "