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Social Security Benefits to Edge Up 1.7 Percent in 2013

The nation's elderly and disabled Social Security recipients will receive a 1.7 percent increase in payments in 2013 ... 

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Four Social Security Myths Debunked

There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding the Social Security system.

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Social Security Benefits to Inch Up 1.7 Percent in 2015

The nation's elderly and disabled Social Security recipients will receive a 1.7 percent increase in payments in 2015. 

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Increasing the Retirement Age Could Drive up Disability Applications

To ensure Social Security's long-term solvency, the government is looking at many options for saving money...

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How Do Divorce and Remarriage Affect Social Security Benefits?

It is common knowledge that husbands and wives are entitled to collect Social Security benefits on their spouses' work records.

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New Book Helps You Get Smart About Social Security

Figuring out when to start taking Social Security benefits shouldn't require a degree in economics, but the complicated rules mean many Americans are not getting all the benefits they are entitled to.

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Incentives to Keep Working While You Collect Social Security

If you are able to continue working while receiving Social Security benefits, you can increase your overall benefit. In addition, although your benefits may be reduced due to your work, you can recoup those lost benefits.

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Do I Need to Pay Income Taxes on My Social Security Benefits?

Many people do not realize that they may need to pay income taxes on their Social Security benefits.

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