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'Social Security for Dummies'

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When should you claim Social Security benefits? — Photo by Corbis

There’s a new, comprehensive book out on one of the major benefits millions of us count on. Alyne Ellis talks with author Jonathon Peterson about his book Social Security for Dummies. Like all the books in the "dummies" series, it’s not for dummies at all. It offers many tips to understanding, navigating and most efficiently working with the Social Security Administration to claim your maximum benefits.

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