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Social Security Tips for June, 2018

Social Security Combined Trust Fund Reserves Depletion Year Remains 2034 Says Board of Trustees Disability Fund Improves by Four Years The Social Security Board of Trustees has released its annual report on the long-term financial status of the Social Security Trust funds.  The combined asset reserves of the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Disability Insurance […]

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Social Security Tips – February 2018

Brand New Flyer: Your Retirement Checklist When to start receiving retirement benefits is a personal decision. This 4-Page flyer will help your clients learn about factors to consider when deciding when to start Social Security retirement benefits. Available for download and local print only! https://www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-10377.pdf ________________________________________________________________________________________________ Updated For Those Born in 1956: Your Retirement Benefit: […]

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Social Security Tips for December, 2017

  Will getting married affect benefits?   You could have clients getting engaged this holiday season. Be prepared to answer their inevitable question – will getting married affect my benefits?   If receiving Social Security disability or retirement benefits and they marry, their benefit will stay the same. Here’s how marriage may affect other benefits: […]

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Social Security Tips for November 2017

Phone Call Scammers Unfortunately some of you may be receiving threatening messages from an unknown number indicating that their Social Security benefits will stop immediately unless they provide some personal information. It is happening daily to thousands of Americans. It is not Social Security calling. Social Security will never do any of the following: Call […]

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Social Security Tips for October 2017

Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 66 million Americans will increase 2.0 percent in 2018. The 2.0 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to more than 61 million Social Security beneficiaries in January 2018.  Increased payments to more than 8 million SSI beneficiaries will begin on […]

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