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How to Collect Social Security Benefits from Your Ex

Whatever happened to til death do we part? Statistics from the National Center for Family and Marriage Research show that despite the overall divorce rate in the U.S. dropping over the last 20 years, the divorce rate among Baby Boomers has doubled. Couples going through the tough and emotional process of divorce should be smart  Click to Continue

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Five Retirement Fears Dispelled

Baby Boomers, your retirement ain’t gonna be like your daddy or momma’s retirement! Wouldn’t my dear 5th grade teacher Momma, abhor hearing that… the word “ain’t”, that is. Baby Boomers are pioneering into a different kind of retirement psychology. Our retirement will look and feel different from that of our parents. It probably won’t be  Click to Continue

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Social Security Tips for Single Boomers

This is for my 67 year old brother-in-law. He is nearing retirement, has Social Security questions and confessed to me that he’s been reading Social Security information that he realizes is designed specifically for couples. He is single, never been married and has been working since college, which would be about 44 years. When should  Click to Continue

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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

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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

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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

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