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    Life After 'File and Suspend'

    File and Suspend is history, but its 'restricted application' cousin remains in place — for some people

    Social Security COLA Projected for 2017

    Big increases in some Medicare premiums expected

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    Divorce and Social Security Spousal Benefits

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    7 Myths of Social Security

    Social Security has a complicated set of rules and lots of exceptions to those rules, so it’s no surprise that myths have arisen over the years

    2016 Social Security Changes

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    Top Social Security Questions Answered

    Chances are good the answer you need about Social Security benefits — eligibility, disability, taxes and more — is right here.

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    Social Security For Dummies

    Get expert advice for ensuring you're receiving your maximum benefits.

    Social Security A to Z Glossary

    Search AARP's Glossary of Social Security Terms for key definitions, resources and information on benefits and eligibility.

    Quiz: Are You Savvy About Social Security?

    Think you know Social Security? Test your smarts on this great American retirement program.


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