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Laid Off During the Pandemic: Should You Tap Social Security Early

Look for other solutions before you claim your monthly benefit

   

    

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AARP Advocacy Gets Results for Social Security Recipients

CEO on ensuring tax filing not needed for stimulus

    

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ELIGIBILITY

Who qualifies for a particular benefit - and when to apply

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BENEFITS

Learn how your benefit is calculated - and the best age to collect

Divorce Social Security Benefits

DIVORCE

Married to your former spouse for at least 10 years? You may be entitled to benefits

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DISABILITY BENEFITS

The options when you're unable to work or have a severe medical condition

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SURVIVORS

Social Security can be a safeguard to young families when a loved one dies

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NAVIGATING SSA

How to apply for Social Security and tips on steering through the maze of rules and paperwork

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SPOUSE & CHILDREN

Make your benefits work for your better half and your family

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WORK & TAXES

Understanding how earnings, pensions and taxes affect your benefits

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True-or-False Quiz: How Well Do You Know Social Security?

Test your knowledge of rules, benefits and more

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Have You Opened an Online Social Security Account?

Get benefits estimates, replacement cards and more



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