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Social Security Resource Center


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How does marriage affect Social Security benefits?

This question-of-the-week breaks down what benefits couples are, and aren't, entitled to.

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Who qualifies for a particular benefit - and when to apply

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Understanding how earnings, pensions and taxes affect your benefits

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

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

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



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

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Make your benefits work for your better half and your family

Divorce Social Security Benefits


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

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Social Security Benefit to Increase 2.8 Percent in 2019

New cost-of-living adjustment is largest since 2012

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Living on Social Security

Five recipients share how they survive and thrive on benefits alone.

Money increase

Social Security Changes in 2019

What to know about your benefits in the new year

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Understanding Social Security helps secure your future

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