Laurence J. Kotlikoff is William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor and a professor of economics at Boston University. He is also president of Economic Security Planning, Inc., a company specializing in financial planning software. His company websites are ESPlanner.com and MaximizeMySocialSecurity.com. He is author or co-author of sixteen books, including Spend ‘Til the End and The Coming Generational Storm (both with Scott Burns). His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Bloomberg, Forbes, The Economist, Huffington Post, and other major publications. He has served as a consultant to the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, governments around the world, and major U.S. corporations including Merrill Lynch, Fidelity Investments, and AON. In addition, he has provided expert testimony on numerous occasions to committees of Congress. He lives in Boston.
Larry answers Social Security questions every week in his Ask Larry column on the PBS NewsHour Making Sen$e site. Larry also founded and built two award-winning financial planning sites: Maximize My Social Security and ESPlanner.
Once you’ve read GET WHAT’S YOURS–the Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security Benefits, you’ll be ready to tailor your claiming decisions with Maximize My Social Security, developed by Boston University Professor of Economics and GET WHAT’S YOURS co-author Larry Kotkikoff. Maximize My Social Security was ranked by The Wall Street Journal as one of the two best Social Security optimization tools on the market. It tells you precisely which months you should collect retiree, spousal, survivor, divorcee, parent, and child benefits to achieve the highest lifetime benefits. Maximize My Social Security incorporates all Social Security provisions and options for singles and married couples.