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Typical Social Security Recipient Will Get $4 Benefit Increase in 2017

Social Security benefits will rise only slightly in 2017.

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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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Getting Social Security While Living Overseas

As is not the case with Medicare, retirees who move to another country are still entitled to Social Security benefits, with certai...

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New Federal Budget Ends Two Spousal Social Security Claiming Strategies

The federal budget agreement that President Obama signed into law November 2, 2015, contains changes to how spouses can claim Social Security benefits, ending two strategies previously used to maximize benefits.

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How You Can Use Your Social Security Benefits as an Interest-Free Loan

One little-known Social Security retirement benefits rule is the so-called “do-over rule.” 

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You Can't Opt Out of Medicare Without Losing Social Security, Judge Rules

Retirees cannot disenroll from Medicare Part A without also losing their Social Security benefits and refunding ...

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47 Secret Veterans' Benefits for Seniors

Many veterans don't realize all the benefits available to them.

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The Powers and Responsibilities of Representative Payees

Do you have a friend or loved one who receives Social Security and is unable to manage her payments?

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