Social Security and You

Social Security and You

Social Security and You

Tom Margenau uses his decades of experience with the Social Security Administration to give readers advice and answer their questions about Social Security. 

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Benefit Starting Date Confusion Nov 22, 2017

Q: I turn 66 in January and want benefits to start then. A few weeks ago, I filled out the claim for... Read More

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More Questions From Divorced Women Nov 15, 2017

Just two weeks ago, I wrote a column answering questions from divorced women. Obviously, I left a lo... Read More

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Checks for Son Can Still Come in Mom's Name Nov 08, 2017

Q: I took my Social Security at age 62 so my 14-year-old son and his 55-year-old mother could get be... Read More

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Benefits for Divorced Women Nov 01, 2017

All of today's questions come from, or are about, women who are divorced. So let me make this genera... Read More