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While cuts are off the table now, the program's solvency must be ensured for the coming decades
Estimate your benefits based on yours and your spouse's income to help you discover when to apply
AARP's popular reference book to ensure you're receiving maximum benefits is in its 4th edition
Americans worry about making ends meet, according to a survey of more than 1,000 adults 50 and older
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Who qualifies for a retirement, disability, spouse, children or survivor benefits — and when to apply
Learn how your payment is calculated, the financial advantage of waiting to collect, what's right for you
How to apply for Social Security and tips on steering through the maze of rules and paperwork
Married to your former spouse for at least 10 years? You may be entitled to benefits based on those wages
Social Security can be a safeguard to young families when a loved one dies
Make your benefits work for your better half and your family that relies on you
The options when you're unable to work or have a severe medical condition
Understand how earnings, pensions and taxes affect what you receive monthly
Find answers to your questions on when to claim, how to maximize your Social Security, whether you can mix work and retirement and more.
What is my full Social Security retirement age?
Can I collect my deceased spouse’s Social Security and mine simultaneously?
Can I work and still get Social Security?
Are Social Security benefits taxable regardless of age?
Am I entitled to my ex-spouse's Social Security?
Can I collect Social Security on my spouse's record?
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States That May Cut Taxes on Social Security
Overall income primarily determines whether you owe
10 Things to Know About Social Security
Moves to lower taxable income can limit the IRS bite
States That Don't Tax Retirement Distributions
Online game engages public to protect the program
Social Security Administration releases annual list
Maximizing monthly benefits comes down to planning
Discover inspirational stories of fellow Americans
More than 3 dozen videos to answer your questions
The truth about the program's current status
AARP backs efforts to reduce the bite on benefits
Forecast moves up date when benefits face 20% cut
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