Social Security for Dummies is Smart Reading

The following is a guest post from author Jonathan Peterson, an executive communications director at AARP and a former national and financial correspondent for the Los Angeles Times.  Some folks think they have a better chance of bumping into a UFO or a zombie than getting a meaningful Social Security benefit by the time they reach retirement age. No wonder some people feel that way, given all the things that are said about this hot-button program. But if you’re like most …