Comparing Social Security Benefit Estimators

by on Mar 23, 2017

Social Security benefits are an important consideration in gauging one’s readiness for retirement. Good online calculators offer users vital insight into their own preparedness within the context of their overall financial picture. In our latest white paper, Comparing Social Security Benefit Estimators: What Drives Differentiation?, we explore a wide range of Social Security benefit estimators and analyze the differences between them. Specifically, this white paper:

  • Examines results of 13 Social Security benefit estimators, including free and paid tools
  • Reveals how the user experience differentiates one tool from another based on our in-house user test
  • Analyzes how branding and advertising influence perceptions of results
  • Evaluates drastic differences between free and paid tools