making social security work for you

Book Title : Making Social Security Work for You
Author : Emily Guy Birken
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release Date : 2016-06-04
Pages : 256
ISBN : 9781440593383
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Featured in The Washington Post An up-to-date guide to getting the most out of Social Security under the new regulations that took effect on April 29, 2016. Despite reports of Social Security's impending bankruptcy, Social Security remains an important part of most Americans' retirement plans. But will it be enough? Making Social Security Work for You teaches you what you need to know about Social Security retirement benefits and the options you can choose to help meet your retirement goals. In straightforward, easy-to-understand language, this compact guide provides advice on the advantages and disadvantages of delaying benefits as well as the best ways to maximize your benefits depending on your financial or marital situation. Featuring a glossary of terms to help you better understand Social Security jargon; a full explanation on how the system works under the new regulations that took effect on April 29, 2016; and practical, actionable advice on how and when to save additional retirement funds, this book shows you how to make your retirement the best it can possibly be. "Guy Birken brings her breezy style to explaining a system that can be mind-numbing." --The Washington Post

Book Title : Choose Your Retirement
Author : Emily Guy Birken
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release Date : 2015-09-04
Pages : 256
ISBN : 9781440586569
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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As seen in Woman's Day, US News & World Report, and Money Magazine Uncover the truth about planning for retirement! From financial advisors and pundits on television to colleagues and family members, everyone has something to say about retirement. But how much of it is true? Whether you're looking to move into a senior living community or travel the world, Choose Your Retirement shows you how to realistically prepare for the future you desire. Inside, you will find expert advice for choosing the best retirement path for you and your family as well as information on common myths like: You will only need 80 percent of your current income in retirement Medicare will cover all your health-care needs Switching investments over to bonds is the safest retirement option Social Security will run out in 2033, leaving millions without their promised benefits Filled with hundreds of facts about retiring, Choose Your Retirement helps you set attainable financial goals and plan for the retirement--and life--you've always wanted.

Book Title : Future Directions in Social Security Women and social security
Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee on Aging
Publisher :
Release Date : 1973
Pages :
ISBN : PURD:32754066529912
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : Making It on Social Security
Author : George Snyder
Publisher : iUniverse
Release Date : 2007-07
Pages : 244
ISBN : 9780595452033
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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You think the days have passed when seniors survived on dog and cat food? Media hype may have moved on to what Paris Hilton had for lunch but the practice continues. In today's workforce, 53% have no private retirement coverage, 32% have no savings for retirement. That's 85% of all workers with nothing set aside specifically for old age. Social Security represents 39% of all elderly income. For 65% of 33 million retired workers Social Security makes up more than half their income. Maybe that's you. For 22% Social Security is their only income. That's me. Could be that's you too. Average Social Security benefit income is about $1,000 a month. Most do not even get that. Are you making it on $12,000 to $15,000 a year or less? I am.

Book Title : Report on study of social security as an independent agency
Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Social Security
Publisher :
Release Date : 1985
Pages :
ISBN : STANFORD:36105045648396
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : Social Security Amendments of 1971
Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Finance
Publisher :
Release Date : 1972
Pages : 3464
ISBN : LOC:00100977746
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : The Complete Idiot s Guide to Social Security And Medicare 2e
Author : Lita Epstein
Publisher : Penguin
Release Date : 2006-06-06
Pages : 352
ISBN : 9781440650703
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Get it while you can ... Complex, ever-changing, and controversial, the future of our current system of Social Security and Medicare is uncertain. This indispensable guide explains the proposed changes and current status of these important social programs. Completely revised to incorporate changes to compensation scales and survivor benefits, and with an expanded section on Medicare and the new drug programs, this book is the most up-to-date overview of Social Security and Medicare currently available. * Revised and updated with the latest 2006 statistics on income scales and cost of living; such Social Security Benefits as survivor benefits and disability payments; tax codes; and more * Completely new chapters on Medicare, the Medicare Drug Programs, and the current political climate and proposed changes * Completely revised section on resources

Book Title : Social Security For Dummies
Author : Jonathan Peterson
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2015-03-23
Pages : 336
ISBN : 9781118967638
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Social Security For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781118967560) is now being published as Social Security For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119293330). While this version features an older Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the new release and should not be considered a different product. Praise for Social Security For Dummies: "Social Security for Dummies is a must read for people of any age who want a comfortable retirement. Jonathan Peterson does a great job of explaining this complicated system and helps you understand how to get the most from the benefits you've earned. The difference between a smart claiming strategy and a dumb one can cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars, so you'll want to invest in this book." —Liz Weston, personal finance columnist and author of The 10 Commandments of Money “This is your go-to book on Social Security. Chock-full of useful tips, easy to use, and well organized, it answers all your questions about Social Security." —Steve Vernon, author of Money for Life: Turn Your IRA and 401(k) Into a Lifetime Retirement Paycheck and CBS MoneyWatch commentator "Social Security for Dummies is indispensable for anyone who wants to get the best possible deal from Social Security—and that means all of us, young and old, because everyone will need Social Security benefits in this era of disappearing pensions and dwindling savings. Strategies for single people, for married couples, for survivors, for divorced people: You can find expert advice on all these subjects and more in this easy-to-understand guide to a very complex subject." — Bob Rosenblatt, editor of HelpwithAging.com and Senior Fellow at the National Academy of Social Insurance About the book: Take the mystery out of Social Security and maximize your benefits when you retire Social Security For Dummies is the definitive resource to navigating the often-complex world of Social Security retirement benefits and the U.S. Social Security Administration. If you're nearing retirement age, or assisting someone who is, this guide will show you how to avoid common pitfalls, determine when you should claim your benefits, and figure out how much you can expect to receive each month. This newest edition provides updates to relevant dates and resources as well as an in-depth look at policy changes that will affect those about to retire. Packed with information that will help you make decisions that will maximize your financial well-being, this great resource makes it easy to understand everything you need to know quickly and easily. Understand new Social Security Administration policies and what they mean for you Determine how to incorporate Social Security into your overall retirement plan Get answers to common questions Find resources to use when you're stumped With Social Security For Dummies, you can take charge of your retirement and successfully navigate the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Book Title : Making Sense of Social Security Reform
Author : Daniel Shaviro
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Release Date : 2001-11-01
Pages : 177
ISBN : 0226751171
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The Social Security Act of 1935 must be counted among the most monumental pieces of legislation ever passed by Congress. Today, sixty-five years after its enactment, public support for Social Security remains extremely strong. At the same time, there have been reports that Social Security is in grave danger of financial collapse, and numerous groups across the political spectrum have agitated for its reform. The president has put forward proposals to rescue Social Security, conservatives argue for its privatization, and liberals advocate increases in its funding from surplus tax revenues. But what is the average person to make of all this? How many Americans know where the money for Social Security benefits really comes from, or who wins and loses from the system's overall operations? Few people understand the current Social Security system in even its broadest outlines. And yet Social Security reform is ranked among the most important social issues of our time. With Making Sense of Social Security Reform, Daniel Shaviro makes an important contribution to the public understanding of the issues involved in reforming Social Security. His book clearly and straightforwardly describes the current system and the pressures that have been brought to bear upon it, before dissecting and evaluating the various reform proposals. Accessible to anyone who has an interest in the issue, Shaviro's new work is unique in offering a balanced, nonpartisan account.

Book Title : Identity Theft and Your Social Security Number
Author : U.S. Social Security Administration
Publisher : GPO FCIC
Release Date : 2007-01-01
Pages :
ISBN : 161221049X
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Someone illegally using your Social Security number can steal your financial identity and your money. Find out how to prevent identify theft and how to report it if you suspect it. If you are a victim, learn how to get a new Social Security number.