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4 Ways to Maximize Your Social Security Benefits

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Speaking at the Morningstar Investment Conference in June, John Bogle, founder of The Vanguard Group, hit the nail on the head. Bogle, who is pretty much the father of modern retirement planning strategy, said that “Social Security’s the greatest fixed income you’ll ever get,” and went on to argue that “It doesn’t matter what the stock market is worth as long as the income keeps coming from dividends. In the long run, focus on the dividend stream, and focus on the fact that Social Security will keep coming.”