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Social Security

Social Security Benefits for a Spouse, Divorced Spouse or Surviving Spouse

January 22, 2015

Benefits for a Divorced Spouse Your divorced spouse can get benefits on your Social Security record if you were married at least 10 years. Benefits are available when your divorced spouse is age 62 or older and unmarried. Also, if you and your ex-spouse have been divorced at least two years, and both you and your…

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Taxation of Social Security Benefits

January 22, 2015

If your (and your spouse’s, if married) only income is Social Security, your Social Security will not be taxable. However even a modest amount of other taxable income can result in paying taxes on a portion of your benefits. Taxable income might include for example, your wages, self-employment, interest, dividends. Here is an overview of…

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When to Start Taking Social Security Benefits

November 14, 2014

As you near retirement, you’re looking forward to receiving a monthly social security check. But first you must decide when to begin taking your Social Security benefits. You have three options, and you’ll have to chose one of the following: Begin taking benefits between age 62 and your full retirement age; or Wait until your full…

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