Guest: Laurence Kotlikoff
You’ve contributed to Social Security your entire working life, but getting the highest benefit from it when you retire isn’t a given. With 2,728 different Social Security rules, how and when you start tapping into your retirement funds can make a big difference. So we’ve asked for some tips from LAURENCE KOTLIKOFF, professor of economics at Boston University who knows the Social Security fine print. He’s co-authored with Philip Moeller and Paul Solman a new book about how to maximize your retirement benefits. It’s called What’s Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security.