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Get What's Yours

The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security

Laurence J. Kotlikoff

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Boston University economics professor, Laurence J. Kotlikoff, journalist specializing in retirement issues, Philip Moeller, and Yale international security professor and PBS Newshour business correspondent, Paul Solman, have combined their years of experience and created Get What’s Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security, a guide to show people how to maximize their Social Security benefits.

Under Social Security, wages are taxed throughout a worker’s lifetime, and when workers are eligible, they can receive benefits based on what they put into the program. People who are helped by Social Security include retirees, worker’s spouses, the disabled, widows and widowers, child survivors of deceased workers, and divorced spouses...

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Boston University economics professor, Laurence J. Kotlikoff, journalist specializing in retirement issues, Philip Moeller, and Yale international security professor and PBS Newshour business correspondent, Paul Solman, have combined their years of experience and created Get What’s Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security, a guide to show people how to maximize their Social Security benefits.

Under Social Security, wages are taxed throughout a worker’s lifetime, and when workers are eligible, they can receive benefits based on what they put into the program. People who are helped by Social Security include retirees, worker’s spouses, the disabled, widows and widowers, child survivors of deceased workers, and divorced spouses...