Financial Security Project

Helping Americans Make Smart Financial Decisions

The Financial Security Project was established in 2009 through a grant from the U.S. Social Security Administration.  Our mission is to help people make smart financial decisions throughout their lives so they are financially secure at retirement.


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For anyone who wants to better understand America’s decisions about money and how to improve them. Learn more.


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Target Your Retirement
Curious Behaviors That Can Ruin Your Retirement


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Why Target Date Funds?
The Social Security Claiming Guide
Using Your House for Income in Retirement

Managing Your Money in Retirement


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In-depth reports on newsy topics, from financial fraud to college students’ need for financial savvy. Learn more.