By Cheryl Langston, CFP®

Oops! She did it again. Britney Spears is back in the media, bringing conservatorships into the spotlight. While Britney’s situation is atypical and somewhat controversial, this article outlines fundamentals of conservatorship, why a conservatorship may be needed and, as is the question in Britney’s case, when a conservatorship can end.

By Kristan Anderson, CEBS®, CFP®

The question in the title refers to Social Security and whether it will or will not be available for individuals who are still years away from filing for their own benefits.