Deciding when and how to claim retirement benefits is critical for long term financial security; the decision is particularly complex for married couples. Naive decisions can result in thousands of dollars in lost benefits.A great resource to introduce the topic is: The Social Security Claiming Guide: http://crr.bc.edu/special-projects/books/the-social-security-claiming-guide/
Bring your lunch, a friend, and your spouse/partner. Men are always welcome to attend FPW and this month's program is especially applicable for spouse/partners.
Related resources from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College: The Social Security Fix-it Book "a citizen’s guide; a review of the program, its financing problem, and the leading proposals for eliminating the shortfall. Everything the earnest but overburdened citizen needs to know. Cheerfully narrated and handsomely presented in 28 pages." http://squaredawayblog.bc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/social_security_fix-it_e-book_-_sm2.pdf