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Working and Collecting Social Security: 3 Important Things You Need to Know

As people age, happiness is often based on connections with family and friends. Some of us may not have those ready-made ties and perhaps need to look elsewhere to stay active and engaged. Having a job may be the answer. But I often hear seniors say, “I can’t work. I’ll lose my Social Security.” Nothing […]

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Social Security BONUS: Delayed Retirement Credits

  Are you afraid you’ll make a mistake with Social Security? Are you afraid you won’t make the right choice and get less than you deserve? You’re not alone! Many people feel this way and make this common mistake. Common Mistake My dental hygienist, Judy, made such a mistake. She told me she started collecting […]

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Social Security-Think You Retire at 65? Think Again!

Retire at 65?  Are you searching for the best time to start collecting Social Security benefits? Confused about the consequences of your actions? Many of us are. Social Security has a multitude of rules and regulations. It can be hard to figure out what they all mean, but more importantly, what do they mean to […]

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5 SURPRISING SOCIAL SECURITY TIPS FOR 2017

The Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for this year is a disappointment, but the COLA is not the only increase in Social Security. There are other changes, but they didn’t get as much media attention as perhaps they should have. Earn More – Pay Less You may think that if you work while collecting Social […]

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SURPRISE! DIVORCED SPOUSES CAN GET SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS

Many Women believe they are not entitled to Social Security if they are divorced. The truth is you can get Social Security on your ex-spouse’s record under certain circumstances even if you are divorced. There are two U.S. Social Security benefits you may be entitled to—spousal support and survivor benefits. If you qualify and your […]

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The Painful Truth About Working While Collecting Social Security

Can you work and collect Social Security? The simple answer is yes you can, but you may not want to. There are two reasons to wait to apply for benefits if you plan to continue to work—penalties and taxes. Your age and how much you expect to earn will help you decide. Your Age If […]

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Retire to Belize

Belize – White sandy beaches. Tax-friendly too. Located on the Caribbean Sea between Mexico and Guatemala, Belize is a hidden gem. Activities The Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, the second largest in the world, makes this country a paradise for diving, snorkeling, fishing and boating. You’ll find mountains, jungle and Mayan ruins too. Residency Requirements Many retirees […]

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Can I Work and Collect Social Security?

Absolutely! Working helps keep you motivated, stimulated and involved.  But, there are some things to consider. If you plan on working, you may want to think about waiting to apply for Social Security benefits until Full Retirement Age, because before that there is a limit to how much you can earn per year without penalty. […]

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