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Can I stop Social Security benefits and restart them later to get a bigger payment?

This question-of-the-week explains the limits of the withdrawal of benefits rule, and breaks down how to decide if it's right for you.

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ELIGIBILITY

Who qualifies for a particular benefit - and when to apply

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WORK & TAXES

Understanding how earnings, pensions and taxes affect your 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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BENEFITS

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

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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

Divorce Social Security Benefits

DIVORCE

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

More on Social Security

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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.

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Social Security Changes in 2019

What to know about your benefits in the new year

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12 Top Things to Know About Social Security

Understanding Social Security helps secure your future

5 Tips to Keep Your Social Security Check Safe!

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