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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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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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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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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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Social Security Benefits to Remain Flat in 2016, While Millions Could Get Stuck With Huge Medicare Increases

For only the third time in 40 years, the nation's elderly and disabled Social Security recipients will not receive an increase in benefit payments next year.  However, as a direct result of this, about 30 percent of Medicare are facing a staggering 52 percent increase in premiums.

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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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