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6 Things to Know About Taking Social Security During the Pandemic

on August 19, 2020

COVID-19 might impact some key decisions you make about claiming Social Security benefits.

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How Americans Are Changing Their Social Security Plans Due to the Pandemic

on August 7, 2020

Most people now look at Social Security differently — and some are claiming their benefits differently, too.

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Social Security’s Woes Are Accelerating — Blame the Pandemic

on July 24, 2020

Thanks to the pandemic, Social Security’s insolvency date is even sooner than expected. Here’s what it means for you.

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10 States With the Biggest Average Social Security Check in 2020

on July 9, 2020

Social Security benefits can vary widely from one location to another.

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Should I Take Social Security Now and Invest It, or Wait Until I’m 70?

on June 1, 2020

Planning to take Social Security early and invest it? Here’s why you should think twice.

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An Easy Way to Avoid a Tax Day Bill on Your Social Security Income

on May 14, 2020

Even if your Social Security retirement benefits are taxable, you can avoid owing money at tax time.

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5 Ways the Coronavirus Might Hurt Your Social Security

on May 2, 2020

Your Social Security benefits are not immune to the ravages of the pandemic.

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5 Ways to Get Social Security Help While Offices Are Closed

on March 18, 2020

All local offices across the country are closed, but the Social Security Administration is ready for business.

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Will My Social Security Benefits Get Taxed?

on February 17, 2020

If you have sources of retirement income other than Social Security, it’s possible you’ll have to pay taxes on your Social Security income. But it may not be as bad as you think.

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This Clever Scam Cost a Politician’s Family $150,000: Will It Get You Too?

on February 16, 2020

A state representative and his wife lost big money in a growing Social Security scam. Here’s what you should know.

70% of Older Adults Botch This Basic Retirement Question
70% of Older Adults Botch This Basic Retirement Question

on February 2, 2020

Can you answer this fundamental retirement income question?

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Retiree Households Lose $111,000 to This Social Security Misstep

on November 18, 2019

A study finds 96% of retirees make this mistake when claiming Social Security benefits.

Free IRS Tool Helps With Social Security Tax Withholding
Free IRS Tool Helps With Social Security Tax Withholding

on November 8, 2019

A feature of the new Tax Withholding Estimator is designed for retirees.

How Some Men Are Hurting Their Wives’ Social Security Checks
How Some Men Are Hurting Their Wives’ Social Security Checks

on October 30, 2019

Your Social Security claiming age can impact more than just your own benefit.

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3 Ways the Social Security Website Just Changed

on October 22, 2019

The official Social Security website has some new tools for workers and retirees.

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These 13 States Tax Social Security Income

on September 22, 2019

Uncle Sam is not the only one looking for a piece of your retirement income. Is your state on this list?

Don’t Overlook This Way to Protect Your Social Security From Identity Thieves
Don’t Overlook This Way to Protect Your Social Security From Identity Thieves

on September 18, 2019

You don’t have to be of Social Security age to take this preventive measure, either.

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Should We Take Social Security at 62, 66 or 70?

on September 16, 2019

Some experts say take Social Security at 62. Some insist you wait until 70. The right answer for you is probably somewhere in between.

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2-Minute Money Manager: Will Social Security Still Be There When I Retire?

on August 26, 2019

Stories about the demise of Social Security have been around for decades. Don’t believe them.

Millions of Americans Ignore This Free Retirement Planning Tool
Millions of Americans Ignore This Free Retirement Planning Tool

on April 24, 2019

Don’t let your retirement income get short-changed without you even realizing it. Start using this resource today. Here’s how.

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