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Note: A new law signed by the president in early November could impact your future Social Security claiming strategies. We’ll have our claiming tools updated soon, and we’ll also provide you with more information about how it may or may not impact you and your family.

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AARP's Social Security Question and Answer Tool can offer practical and comprehensive information about how the program works and when to apply. The tool can also help clarify eligibility requirements and provide answers to questions on disability, survivor, spousal and family benefits in an easy to understand manner.

Let AARP's Social Security Question and Answer Tool offer you faster access to browse for the answers you are looking for on Social Security.



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