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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

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Question of the Week

Is there a penalty if you’re late signing up for Medicare?

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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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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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DIVORCE

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

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SPOUSE & CHILDREN

Make your benefits work for your better half and your family

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Work Longer and Wait to Claim Your Social Security Benefits

Each additional year of employment can make a big difference in your benefits

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SSA May Monitor Social Media in Cases of Disability Fraud

Social posts are already reviewed, but selectively

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Wait for the Optimal Timing to Take Social Security

New report says average household loses $111,000 by claiming early

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12 Top Things to Know About Social Security

Understanding helps secure your future



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