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week ending August 28th, 2020
Many employees are worried about whether or how much Social Security will be there for their retirement, and they often incorrectly estimate what their benefit will be. According to the Social Security Administration’s website, Social Security will replace about 40% of an employee’s pre-retirement income after retirement. It is important for employees to know this and to know how to maximize their benefit. In this edition of PLANSPONSOR Weekend, you will find information to help educate employees about including Social Security in retirement planning. Wishing everyone a safe and happy weekend!
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Employees Not Sure What Social Security Will Offer
While many say they will depend on Social Security for retirement income, at least one study finds retirees are not getting as much as they expected.
Social Security Projections in Long-Term Financial Report Similar to Last Year
While the estimates are current, they do not reflect the potential effects of COVID-19, the Social Security Board of Trustees notes.
Employees Need Review of Social Security Strategies During Financial Crises
Research shows older employees may turn to Social Security for income following a financial crisis, but that can throw retirement planning off course.
Social Security Education a Must-Have for Retirement Plan Participants
General education is helpful, but getting personal will help employees establish a plan for income in retirement.
Plan Progress Webinar: The Importance of Social Security Education for Participants
Join PLANSPONSOR and retirement industry experts during a webinar on October 29 as they discuss what plan sponsors need to know about Social Security; how plan sponsors can offer Social Security education to employees; and the importance of personalized Social Security planning for employees.
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