Jason ­Fichtner, PhD

Jason ­Fichtner, PhD, associate director of the Master’s in International Economics and Finance program at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, based in Washington, DC. He previously was chief economist of the Social Security Administration and senior economist with the Joint Economic Committee of the US Congress. SAIS-JHU.edu

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The Big Social Security Mistake Most People Make

Very few people pick the right age to start collecting Social Security, sacrificing many thousands of dollars, according to a new study.