SSDI benefits can only be awarded based upon one’s own work record.
Reader asks: Is it possible it's a net loss to apply for Canadian pension?
Although Social Security will say that it makes no difference when you apply, that might not be true.
Signing up for Medicare when you turn 65 is optional if you have creditable employer coverage.
Man, 65, looking for the best options to receive the most in benefits that would apply to him and his wife, 58.
Social Security gets your earnings information from the IRS as soon as your W-2 is available each year and makes any benefit adjustment necessary at that time.
Here’s what determines where in the range of between and 150 percent and 180 percent the extra benefit would be.
“I am a part time bus driver with irregular hours and cannot afford this.”
Social Security benefit rules are different for your wife as your widow and your survivor.
“Supplemental Security Income” is a Federal benefit program administered by but separate from Social Security.
Here’s how the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) can impact your pocketbook.
“She has always earned more than me. We are confused as to how Social Security payments between us will work.”
Evaluate which of your future benefits will be greater — the survivor benefit at maximum or your own benefit at maximum.