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Social Security Snafus

Were you aware that there are over 8,000 ways a married couple can file for social security benefits? It can be a challenge to understand because it is complicated. Sixty percent of American households rely on social security for more than 3/4ths of their income. The goal, no matter what your retirement income is, would  Click to Continue


What are 5 Retirement Planning Tips for Singles?

Preparing for retirement solo can be difficult and many Americans will be doing just that for various reasons; divorce, death of a spouse or changing lifestyles. Their situations are varied and their needs tend to be quite different from their married peers. Here are 5 retirement planning tips for singles. Tip #1: You cannot cut  Click to Continue


Leaving Social Security Money on the Table

75% of retirees worry that they will not have enough money saved for retirement. Therefore, no one wants to be in a position of leaving Social Security money on the table. William Meyer, founder of Social Security Solutions says, “For every year past full retirement age you delay taking benefits, you’re getting a guaranteed 8%  Click to Continue


How to Receive Social Security Benefits for Children with Cancer?

Parents, do you know how to receive Social Security benefits for children with cancer? September has been proclaimed by the U.S. Congress as National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, marked by the thousands of families, survivors and caregivers touched by childhood cancer. Each year 13,000 children under the age of 21 are diagnosed with cancer. Families touched  Click to Continue


Can Social Security Help a Disabled Child?

Can Social Security help a disabled child? Yes, if your child has cancer or another disabling condition, your child may be eligible for Supplemental Security Income, or SSI. Plus, if you are receiving retirement or disability benefits, your child may be eligible for Social Security disability insurance. To determine eligibility you will need to fill out an application.  Click to Continue


File and Suspend Technique for Social Security Benefits

File and Suspend Technique for Social Security Benefits For married couples, the file and suspend technique for maximizing social security benefits may help you get more overall benefits. It is best suited for married couples in which one spouse is entitled to minimal social security on their own (most often due to staying home to  Click to Continue


How to Supplement Social Security Income

Over the past ten years, especially given the volatile market and increased life expectancy, the number one fear of retirees and pre-retiree is that of outliving their money – even more so than the fear of death. Today, the recent economic crisis has shown that simply accumulating an ample amount of savings for the future  Click to Continue