Instant Insights / Make the Most of 2021: Tips, Trends & Forecasts for Benefits & Retirement Pros


Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
collage of blue colored social security cards (Photo: Shutterstock)

By any measure, 2020 has been an extraordinary year, what with a pandemic, sputtering economy and the alignment of Jupiter and Saturn, a once-in-a-millennium event. By those standards, the changes to Social Security are far less dramatic and won’t cause major disturbances.

Still, it’s important to be aware of them, seeing as how for the average wage earner, Social Security makes up some 40% of their pre-retirement income. Each year, the Social Security Administration adjusts the amounts of benefits retirees receive, how much income is taxable for Social Security purposes and how much beneficiaries can earn before having some of their benefit withheld.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO.com, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited BenefitsPRO.com content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical BenefitsPRO.com information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and BenefitsPRO.com events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com

Already have an account?


Join BenefitsPRO

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to navigate the shifting employee benefits industry. Join BenefitsPRO.com now!

  • Unlimited access to BenefitsPRO.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on BenefitsPRO.com and ALM events.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join BenefitsPRO

Copyright © 2023 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.