- Will You Qualify for Social Security Retirement Benefits?
- When Can You Collect Full Social Security Retirement Benefits?
- How Much Will You Collect?
- What Can Your Spouse Expect to Receive?
- What If You Want to Receive Social Security Retirement Benefits Early?
- How Much Can You Earn without Reducing Your Benefits?
- What If You Postpone Collecting Your Benefits?
- How About Inflation and Social Security?
- Will Your Social Security Benefits be Taxable?
- Auditing Your Social Security Statement
Your Social Security retirement check provides for an annual cost-of-living adjustment to keep pace with the Consumer Price Index.
For example, if you began receiving an annual Social Security retirement benefit of $6,000, your benefit would have increased to about $8,900, ten years later, assuming an average annual increase of 4%.