After the Great Recession of 2008 many boomers are wondering when they will be able to retire. With investment values down Social Security might bear the bulk of most retirees income needs. When you start your social security income can have a huge bearing on how comfortable you are during retirement.
For Michiganders, probably the hardest hit state in our union, Social Security is playing a much larger role that anticipated. Two recent studies, The Elder Economic Security Initiative(TM): The Elder Economic Security Standard(TM) Index for Michigan, and Elders Living on the Edge, When Basic Needs Exceed …Read More