CNBC Highlights Social Security Calculator Options

Lauren Laferla, PR & Content Marketing Manager
June 28, 2018


A recent article from CNBC offered an analysis of a handful of Social Security calculators currently available to assist advisors and consumers with the best claiming strategy. The details surrounding Social Security benefits are extensive, and calculators help streamline the process. 

Covisum President, Joe Elsasser, CFP®, was interviewed for this article. He stressed the importance of understanding the reasoning behind the decision about when to claim Social Security, and suggested financial advisors can use calculators to help retirees navigate the system. He offered this advice,

"A consumer doesn’t know what they don’t know. They also can’t spot the situations where they might be forgetting an important input and as a result get an answer that is just wrong.”


You can read the article in its entirety here


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Posted by Lauren Laferla, PR & Content Marketing Manager
Lauren is a content marketing enthusiast with a love for storytelling - on camera, in writing, and through others. She has a robust communications background that includes: public relations, content creation, internal communications, digital marketing, and copy editing. Driven and motivated, Lauren holds a bachelor's degree in English and is an avid reader.