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Alyne Ellis talks with AARP’s Social Security expert Stan Hinden, who writes a regular column for both AARP.org and the AARP Bulletin. A former columnist for the Washington Post, Hinden is the author of How to Retire Happy: The 12 Most Important Decisions You Must Make Before You Retire. If you have a question about Social Security, check out the Social Security Mailbox archive. If you don't find your answer there, you can send a query.