Jul 22, 2014
Sandy Botkin, CPA and attorney talks about how to maximize your spouse's social security payments. Like everything else the government does, there's no simple solution. It all depends upon your situation. For some it makes sense to start receiving payments as soon as possible. For others, it makes sense to wait until age 70. Sandy goes through the myriad of possibilities to help decide which is right for you.
We also discuss the grandparent scam. If you're a grandparent and get an urgent plea for cash from your grandchild in the middle of the night, think twice before wiring the cash.