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Your Social Security Benefits & Your Provisional Income

Did you know that a portion of your Social Security benefit will more than likely be taxable? This article explains how much of your benefit will be subject to federal income tax.

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Why You Should Have an Online Social Security Account

Cybersecurity is becoming more and more important every day. To help keep potential cybercrooks from establishing an online Social Security account in your name, everyone should log on to the Social Security Administration website and establish a MySSA account. This article tells you how and why.

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Now 64? Prepare to Sign Up for Medicare.

Are you close to turning age 65 and wondering about signing up for Medicare? This article provides some insights about if and when you need to enroll.

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When Is Social Security Income Taxable?

Did you know that Social Security benefits are taxable to many Americans? Read our latest article for details. You can learn even more by attending our Educational Workshop, “Savvy Social Security Planning”, on January 30, 2018 at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens from 5:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. There is no cost to attend and a light supper will be provided. Registration available in this article.

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Social Security: Myths vs. Facts

There are a lot of myths and misunderstandings about Social Security. This article addresses a few of them. Learn the facts and obtain a better understanding about Social Security at our next Educational Workshop, “Savvy Social Security Planning”, on January 30, 2018. See post for details.

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Before You Claim Social Security

The decisions you make now regarding your Social Security benefits can have a tremendous impact on the total amount you will receive over your lifetime. This article touches on things you should consider when deciding to file for your benefits.

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