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The Top Social Security and Medicare Changes in 2021

Few programs impact your retirement quite like Social Security and Medicare, making any changes crucial financial planning information. The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently communicated updates and expectations for beneficiaries heading into 2021. Today, our team will outline the top changes that could influence your plan.  Beneficiaries can expect a raise. Most retirement income channels…
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How Do Survivor Social Security Benefits Work?

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Social Security is a robust system that provides aid to disabled workers, minor children, and surviving spouses/dependents. In fact, according to AARP, nearly 5.9 million people were collecting survivor benefits in 2020. Survivor benefits play an important role in the social security system, making it imperative that you know what it is, how it works,…
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The Best Time To Claim Social Security Benefits

The Best Time To Claim Social Security Benefits

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12.4% of your paycheck has been funnelled into Social Security for most of your working life. As retirement approaches, you will need to think about when and how you will receive the benefits of your many contributions. There are three ways you can elect to enroll in your social security benefits: early, full retirement age,…
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Social Security Benefits 101: Spousal Edition

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Throughout your working life, you have contributed to Social Security. Now that you have made it to retirement, it is time to begin reaping the rewards of your work. But Social Security is a complicated system. Riddled with codes, mandates, laws, and taxes it can be difficult to navigate the benefits you are able to…
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