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Social Security Resource Center


When Should I Start Collecting my Social Security Retirement Benefit?

This question of the week addresses a complicated and highly individual decision.


Who qualifies for a particular benefit - and when to apply


Understanding how earnings, pensions and taxes affect your benefits


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


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


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


Make your benefits work for your better half and your family


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

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