Social Security: By the Numbers Want to be Smarter With Your Money? Join our mailing list and get news and info to support your financial goals. First Name Last Name Email Address Thank you! Oops! Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you. Share | Related Content A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit. Choices for Your 401(k) at a Former Employer Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer. Retirement Plan Distributions There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.