Mistakes retirees make in the complicated process of claiming Social Security include taking benefits too soon and deferring tax deferrals.
Social Security Lunch and Learn in Inverness
More than 20 employees of Alabama Power attended a Social Security “Lunch and Learn” today. The seminar, hosted by APCO Employees Credit Union, was held in Building 42 at Southern Company offices in Inverness. Mike Lewallen, Financial Advisor for APCO …
Social Security Lunch and Learn in Clanton
Several members of APCO Employees Credit Union attended a Social Security “Lunch and Learn” today. The seminar, hosted by APCO Employees Credit Union, was held at the Alabama Power Conference Center in Clanton. Mike Lewallen, Financial Advisor for APCO Investment …
Planning for Retirement: What is Social Security?
Get to know more about this benefit and how it could impact your retirement.
How Are Social Security Benefits Taxed?
How to determine if you will owe Federal income tax on your Social Security benefits.
How big will that Social Security check be?
It's a good idea to familiarize yourself with Social Security's ins and outs. Take this quiz to see where your Social Security IQ stands.
What Was the First Social Security Number?
No one knows exactly who received the first Social Security number, but that didn't stop the government and the media from naming someone who did.
How to Boost Social Security Benefits for Surviving Spouses
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What Social Security will look like in 2035
Learn the policy options with Social Security running out.
When to Take Social Security: The Complete Guide
You don’t have to take it just because you’re retired. If you can live without the income until age 70, you will save on taxes, ensure the maximum payment and also the maximum spousal payment. Just be sure you have enough other income to keep you going.
How to Claim Social Security Survivor Benefits
You may need to make some changes to assure a higher payout./>
How to maximize your Social Security payouts
Here's the best way to decide when to start taking your benefits
What Social Security Will Look Like in 2035
In 18 years or so, Social Security might work differently due to lack of funds.
Social Security Tips to Maximize Your Benefits
Answers to real-life questions about Social Security claiming strategies.
Social Security Retirement Age
Delaying Social Security payments typically pays off for recipients. But not always.
Special Situations to Consider Before Starting Social Security
It makes financial sense to wait to collect your Social Security benefits until you hit full retirement age: 66 if you were born between 1943 and 1954 and as old as 67 if you were born after 1959. Your Social Security benefits will shrink if you begin collecting them before you hit full retirement age.
What millennials get wrong about Social Security
Few issues unite millennials like the future of Social Security. Overwhelmingly, they’re convinced it doesn’t...
What to Consider Before Filing for Social Security Early
When to take Social Security: It's THE question for people as they approach retirement, and there's lots to think about.
How early retirement affects Social Security benefit
I’ve paid into Social Security for more than 35 years. I retired at 55 and don't intend to go back to work. Is there any way to determine what my Social Security check will be when I turn 67?
Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.