If my Social Security application is delayed, can I file it retroactively now?

If my Social Security application is delayed, can I file it retroactively now?

ask Larry Economic Security Planning, Inc. Today’s Social Security column addresses questions about when you might need it and when you can file retroactively, how disability benefits are calculated compared to standard retirement benefits, and reduction rates for filing early. Larry Kotlikoff is a professor of economics at Boston University and the founder and president … Read more

Did I need to withdraw my Social Security application within 12 months of turning 66?

Did I need to withdraw my Social Security application within 12 months of turning 66?

ask Larry Economic Security Planning, Inc. Today’s Social Security column addresses questions about how long you have to withdraw an application for benefits, apply online to switch from survivor benefits to retirement benefits, and the earliest different benefits that can start. Larry Kotlikoff is a professor of economics at Boston University and the founder and … Read more