BOSTON -- There's a wide gap between what clients think they know about Social Security, and what their advisors say their clients know, according to a new survey.

Fewer than one in ten consumers say they are very knowledgeable about how Social Security benefits are determined – and that figure may be optimistic as a mere 1% of CFPs say their clients are that knowledgeable, according to the survey which was conducted by AARP and the Financial Planning Association.

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