Your retired clients won't be receiving a cost of living increase next year in their Social Security benefits. And judging from public reaction, many of them are upset.

Fair enough, nobody wants to get less money than they expected. But much of the anger is misplaced, and you have been handed a perfect teachable moment. If clients ask you about it or even if they don’t, you have a chance to educate them on how Social Security works and how it’s still an important part of their retirement plan.

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