This Is the $16,122 Social Security Question

Betsy Boehm Bland
7 min readOct 28, 2019
Photo by Huy Phan on Unsplash

This is part 4 of the Twin-Peaks-style saga, Retirement Isn’t All Sunshine and Palm Trees, following part 1, part 2, and part 3.

During our chats with people preparing for or in early retirement, many mentioned that they wouldn’t be able to afford to retire without Social Security supplementing their other savings. They aren’t alone. One in six Americans currently receive Social Security

Betsy Boehm Bland

Product Experience Team Lead and Designer | Mission Driven, User-Focused