- Mary Beth Franklin on personal finance & health issues for seniors.
- Strives to help seniors & their families gain easy access to information affecting their health, finances, and lifestyles
- What professional women need to know about Social Security
- File-and-suspend strategy isn’t limited to couples
- How Married Couples Can Maximize Social Security Income
- Getting a Bigger Check From Social Security
- Mary Beth Franklin – also known as the ‘client whisperer’
- Last year over 59 million Americans received $863 billion in Social Security Benefits
Mary Beth Franklin, CFP, NSSA, addressing both financial industry and consumer groups on critical retirement topics such as income security, tax-efficient withdrawals, Social Security claiming strategies, career transitions, retiree health costs and long-term care issues.
With a background as a Capitol Hill reporter, she can offer an insider’s view of Washington regarding the prospects for reform of government entitlement programs and tax policy. She can also serve as a moderator for industry, consumer and academic discussions of retirement security issues
Mary Beth Franklin: Aging baby boomers are desperate for new ways to manage and maximize their retirement income. The idea of guaranteed income for life that keeps pace with inflation holds fresh appeal in an era of increased longevity, disappearing pensions, historically low interest rates and erratic stock market returns.
Deciding when and how to claim Social Security benefits is one of the most important retirement income decisions most consumers will ever make.
Mary Beth Franklin, one of America’s foremost Social Security and retirement experts, delivers the best possible information about how Social Security works and how it fits into an overall retirement income plan.
Her goal is to set the record straight and to help deliver the best possible information about how Social Security works and how it fits into an overall retirement income plan.
You should treat your Social Security claiming decisions just as seriously as any other part of your investment portfolio.
Franklin is an award winning financial journalist and contributing editor for Investment News, the leading source of news and information for financial advisers.
She has appeared on CNN, NBC’s Today Show, CNBC and PBS discussing how an informed decision about how and when to claim Social Security benefits can mean thousands of extra retirement income dollars per year and increase lifetime income by $100,000 or more.
Mary Beth Franklin is a personal finance and health issues for older Americans. Franklin also covered congressional tax and budget issues for United Press International
On senior health issues to discuss a variety of issues affecting older Americans.
Based on her personal experience as long-distance caregiver for her father until his death.
Mary Beth strives to help seniors and their families gain easy access to information affecting their health, finances, and lifestyles through the skills she honed during her years as a reporter.
Books by Mary Beth Franklin
- Maximizing Your Social Security Retirement Benefits
- Maximizing Your Clients’ Social Security Retirement Benefits