Articles written by Russell Gloor
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Social Security Matters: A question about Social Security credit for military pay
Dear Rusty: I have tried to contact Social Security many times but been put on hold for over 40 minutes, received no call back, etc. Also, I tried to find out online at my account, but got no answers to my questions so I’m hoping you can help. I... Full story
Social Security Matters: COLA, Medicare premiums and the hold harmless provision
Dear Rusty: My wife and I got the annual notification of our Social Security earnings starting Jan. 1. UNBELIEVABLE! I will get a gross COLA increase of $31 a month, but I will only get $6. The remaining $25 will go into the increase in Medicare....
Social Security Matters: Maximizing benefits and knowing when to retire
Dear Rusty: I am looking for advice regarding maximizing social security benefits. In our case, my husband is 59 and has been on Social Security Disability for about 5 years. I am also 59 and work full time as a nurse. I would like to retire at age...