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Should I Delay Taking Social Security Past My Full Retirement Age?

Should I Delay Taking Social Security Past My Full Retirement Age? When deciding at what age to take Social Security, it can be very confusing and there are many things to consider before making this decision.  Let’s take a look at some of the issues that may apply to you. Once again like we did in the previous article on taking Social Security Early, let’s take a look at some important fact...
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How Are Social Security Benefits Calculated?

"How Are Social Security Benefits Calculated and What Can I Do To Increase Benefits?" There are a minimum number of years to qualify. To qualify for any Social Security benefits, you must have at least 40 credits. To receive a credit in 2017, you need to earn $1,300 per credit (this number adjusts each year), with a maximum of four credits per year. So to receive the 40 credits you have to work f...
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