Social Security, COLAs, PIAs, Annuities, and Fun Spending: Q&A #2240

October 1, 2022

Social Security, COLAs, PIAs, Annuities, and Fun Spending: Q&A #2240

Jim and Chris sit down to discuss listeners questions relating to Social Security, COLAs, PIAs, annuities, and fun spending.

(7:30) A listener asks about the restricted application strategy for Social Security and how it’s monitored/regulated.

(16:30) George from Ohio looks for clarification on his spouses Social Security benefit and cost of living adjustment (COLA) for being born in 1961.

(29:00) George from Michigan wonders if his primary insurance amount (PIA) is presented in present value dollars or future value dollars.

(42:00) A Californian listener looks for thoughts on using qualified plans to potentially purchase a future income annuity.

(1:02:00) A Massachusetts listener comments his personal experience with Go-Go fun spending and transitioning to Slow-Go/No-Go fun spending.

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