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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The Social Security Earnings Penalty -- a Bad Law Jun 12, 2019

The Social Security earnings penalty. I don't like this law. I've never liked this law. Before I exp... Read More

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Happy Anniversary Jun 05, 2019

My wife and I recently celebrated our 45th wedding anniversary. We were married on June 1, 1974. I w... Read More

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The Social Security Benefit You've Never Heard Of May 29, 2019

Q: I will admit I am a bit of a wonky nerd. I like researching arcane bits of historical minutiae. R... Read More

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SSA Representatives Challenge Me May 22, 2019

Frequently, I hear from readers who take one of my columns into their local Social Security office t... Read More