Mary Beth Franklin, CFP®
Mary Beth Franklin, CFP®, Contributing Editor, InvestmentNews, is a nationally known and frequently quoted expert on Social Security claiming strategies.
Mary Beth Franklin has a long-time interest and expertise in retirement issues, Social Security, and taxes, with a background in the federal budget, international trade, and Capitol Hill as it affects personal finance.
Position/ExperienceMary Beth Franklin is the President of RetirePro and a Contributing Editor to InvestmentNews. She has served as a Senior Editor to Kiplinger's Personal Finance and a Syndicated Columnist for Maturity News Service/Third Age Media, using her background as a Capitol Hill reporter.
Mary Beth has a Bachelor of Arts, Communications, Cum Laude from American University, and her Certificate, Certified Financial Planning, from the University of Virginia.
Mary Beth writes regularly about the latest research and thought leadership on retirement income planning. Her most recent book, "Maximizing Social Security Retirement Benefits - Everything you need to know to get the most out of complicated new claiming rules', has been updated to reflect changes in claiming strategies due to the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015. Check out Mary Beth's weekly column at InvestmentNews.
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