Yourmoneyshow.com talked with Laurence J. Kotlikoff, author of Get What’s Yours. According to Larry, Americans leave almost 15 billion dollars of eligible Social Security dollars on the table each year. The new book explains the secrets to maximizing your social security benefits. By doing it right, you can add hundreds of thousands of dollars to your social security income income and leave more money for your spouse as well.
We also talked about College Aid Planning. Every parent will be filling out the FAFSA forms and the CSS forms to see whether they will get financial aid. Brett is going through these forms for his daughter who will be attending college soon. Brett talks about his experience with these forms, some mistakes to avoid and some proper college aid planning. There some some investments that don’t hurt your chances of getting financial aid. Your Money Show talks about which investments are better for financial aid purposes.