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Breaking Down The Complex World Of Social Security Spousal Benefits
Many people are familiar with how their own Social Security benefits work – but fewer are aware of how spousal benefits work. And spousal benefits can be complex with numerous claiming options and factors to consider.
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Date: July 16, 2019

This is What a Social Security Scam Sounds Like
Earlier this month, we told you about a growing scam: people pretend to be from the Social Security Administration (SSA) and try to get your Social Security number or your money. That scam is now growing exponentially
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Date: July 12, 2019

Changes to Colorado’s Disability Benefits Application Process Irks Advocates, Attorneys
A step has been added to the appeals process for receiving Social Security disability benefits in Colorado, prompting criticism that the change adds delays to an already slow system.

Date: July 8, 2019

Breaking Down The Complex World Of Social Security Spousal Benefits
Many people are familiar with how their own Social Security benefits work – but fewer are aware of how spousal benefits work. And spousal benefits can be complex with numerous claiming options and factors to consider.

Date: July 6, 2019

Why So Many People (Mistakenly) Believe Social Security Adds To The Deficit
Social Security can’t add to the deficit and debt, because unlike other parts of the budget—tax cuts, preferential treatment of capital gains, deductions for corporate debt, carbon subsidies and defense spending—Social Security has built in "pay-fors." It also can’t be sequestered, and it is insulated from government shutdowns.

Date: July 3, 2019

Women and Minorities Receive Less from Social Security. Politicians are Looking to Change That
Women and minorities tend to receive less in Social Security benefits due to a persistent pay gap and other challenges, including disability.

Date: July 2, 2019

Want to Get What You’re Owed from Social Security? Do This
Everyone should check their Social Security statements, even if they don’t plan to retire for a few more decades.

Date: June 29, 2019

Social Security Isn’t Going Broke. Older Americans Are
America is getting older. The elderly are living longer. Private pensions are disappearing, working-class wage growth has long been middling, the cost of health care is soaring (and that of breakthrough treatments for ailments common among seniors, skyrocketing), our nation’s birth rate is plummeting — and the problem that these trends collectively create is genuinely vexing.

Date: June 18, 2019

Social Security Is Staring at Its First Real Shortfall in Decades
A slow-moving crisis is approaching for Social Security, threatening to undermine a central pillar in the retirement of tens of millions of Americans.

Date: June 13, 2019

Date: June 11, 2019

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