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Social Security Tips – November 2019

2020 Medicare Changes   On November 8, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2020 premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts for the Medicare Part A and Part B programs. Medicare Part B Premiums/Deductibles Medicare Part B covers physician services, outpatient hospital services, certain home health services, durable medical equipment, and certain […]

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Social Security Tips for October, 2019

    Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) Information for 2020 The 1.6 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to more than 63 million Social Security beneficiaries in January 2020. Increased payments to more than 8 million SSI beneficiaries will begin on December 31, 2019. (Note: some people receive both Social Security and SSI benefits) […]

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Social Security Tips for September, 2019

The new my Social Security Retirement Calculator is designed to enhace the user’s benefit planning experience within the my Social Security portal.   Users must successfully register for a my Social Security account to access the calculator.   The calculator allows the user to receive individualized retirement estimates based on their personal earnings record by […]

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Social Security Tips for July

Spreading the News About ABLE Accounts in the Disability Community If you know someone who has a disabled adult child, please ensure they know about the ABLE Act. The ABLE Act allows an estimated eight million Americans with disabilities to save money for qualified disability expenses for their short-term needs and long-term future.  Forty-two states […]

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Social Security Tips – May 2019

    social security tips           Have you ever looked at our Calculators page? It’s a one-stop shop for helping with questions.   www.ssa.gov/planners/calculators/   ·        Unsure of full retirement age? Use the Retirement Age Calculator. ·        Unsure if earnings will allow any payments at all? Use the Earnings Test Calculator. ·        Your client have […]

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