Jonathan Peterson

Jonathan Peterson, a former national and financial correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, is author of "Social Security for Dummies" and a director of executive communications at AARP.
The immediate frenzy over the fiscal cliff may have subsided, but the drama is far from over: Next on the agenda is a debate  over spending cuts - a debate that promises to be as rancorous as the one we've just seen.
One of Social Security's great strengths is that it offers meaningful protection against inflation.
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It's a question lots of people have about Social Security: Do you get back as much as you put in?
Boxwood Maze
If you're like most people at a certain life stage, you probably have more questions than answers when it comes to navigating the Social Security maze.
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