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Social security 101 : from medicare to spousal benefits, an essential primer on government retirement aid / Alfred Mill.

Mill, Alfred, author. (Author).
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  • 10 of 16 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria 368.43 MIL (Text) 37521530786377 AMPL Adult Nonfiction In transit -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 368.4 MIL (Text) 33118000177762 Adult: New Book Available -
Fulton Co PL - Aubbee Library (Leiters Ford) 368.4 MIL (Text) 33187004174054 Nonfiction - A Available -
Fulton Co PL - Fulton Library 368.4 MIL (Text) 33187004174039 Nonfiction - F Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 368.4 MIL (Text) 33187004174047 Nonfiction - R Available -
Garrett PL - Garrett 368.43 MIL (Text) 30010170799194 Nonfiction Checked out 04/26/2017
Monon Town and Twp PL - Monon 368.4 MIL (Text) 36825000848653 Non-Fiction Available -
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello 368.4 MILL (Text) 37743002213421 Adult New Book Shelf Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 368.43 MIL (Text) 78551000530292 Non-Fiction Checked out 05/09/2017
Morgan Co PL - Monrovia Branch 368.43 MIL (Text) 78551000530773 Non-Fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781440599224
  • ISBN: 144059922X
  • Physical Description: 240 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (mostly color) ; 19 cm
  • Publisher: Avon, Massachusetts : Adams Media, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: What is Social Security? -- The beginnings of Social Security -- The history of retirement -- The rise of America's middle class -- Funding Social Security -- Fixing Social Security -- Getting a Social Security card -- Protecting your Social Security number -- Qualifications for receiving benefits -- Your full retirement age -- Getting started with Social Security -- Estimating your benefits -- Disability benefits -- Supplemental Security Income -- Children with disabilities -- Spousal benefits -- Survivors benefits -- Other beneficiaries -- Benefits for children -- Taxes on Social Security benefits -- Working in retirement -- Taking benefits early -- Claiming benefits later -- If you're self-employed -- Deemed filing -- Windfall elimination provision -- Government pension offset -- The retroactive lump-sum option -- Stopping your benefits -- Appealing an SSA decision -- Health and Social Security -- Medicare -- Extra help with prescription costs -- Medicare Advantage -- Medicaid -- Social Security and your retirement -- Using a financial planner -- Planning for tomorrow -- Finding happiness in retirement -- Your dream retirement -- If a door closes -- The new retirement.
Summary, etc.: Too often, writing about social security turns the noteworthy details of the benefits into boring details about regulations or biased political arguments that would put even a die-hard bureaucrat to sleep. Social Security 101 cuts out the tedious explanations and instead provides a hands-on lesson that keeps you engaged as you learn all you need to know about the federal program that's been around since the Great Depression. From the history of social security to its likely role in the future, this primer is packed with hundreds of entertaining tidbits and concepts that will keep you engaged as you learn how to maximize your benefits. So whether you want to learn about calculating your retirement age or estimating your projected payments, Social Security 101 has all the answers--even the ones you didn't know you were looking for.
Subject: Social security > United States > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Old age pensions > United States > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Retirement income > United States > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Medicare > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Personal Finance / Retirement Planning.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Security.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Personal Finance / Retirement Planning.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Security.
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.

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