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The Resource Making social security work for you : advice, strategies, and timelines that can maximize your benefits, Emily Guy Birken, author of the 5 years before you retire

Making social security work for you : advice, strategies, and timelines that can maximize your benefits, Emily Guy Birken, author of the 5 years before you retire

Label
Making social security work for you : advice, strategies, and timelines that can maximize your benefits
Title
Making social security work for you
Title remainder
advice, strategies, and timelines that can maximize your benefits
Statement of responsibility
Emily Guy Birken, author of the 5 years before you retire
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A guide to getting the most out of Social Security. Despite reports of Social Security's impending bankruptcy, Social Security remains an important part of most Americans'; retirement plans. But will it be enough? Making Social Security Work for You teaches you what you need to know about Social Security retirement benefits and the options you can choose to help meet your retirement goals. In straightforward, easy-to-understand language, this compact guide provides advice on the advantages and disadvantages of delaying benefits as well as the best ways to maximize your benefits depending on your financial or marital situation. Featuring a glossary of terms to help you better understand Social Security jargon; a full explanation on how the current system works; and practical, actionable advice on how and when to save additional retirement funds, this book shows you how to make your retirement the best it can possibly be"--
  • "Learn how to manage your Social Security benefits and understand the system and rules"--
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
368.4/300973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD7091
LC item number
.B557 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Making social security work for you : advice, strategies, and timelines that can maximize your benefits, Emily Guy Birken, author of the 5 years before you retire
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-248) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one. What Social Security is, and what it isn't -- Social Security's history -- The (not-so) uncertain future of Social Security -- Under the hood: how Social Security works -- Part two. Timing is everything -- Taking early Social Security benefits -- Why you should delay Social Security benefits -- How to afford delaying Social Security -- Part three. The nuts and bolts of claiming your Social Security benefits -- Understanding Social Security benefits for married couples -- Understanding survivor benefits -- Benefit strategies for singles -- Understanding disability benefits -- The top 10 Social Security pitfalls and problems
Control code
18986138
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9781440593376
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015049946
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Making social security work for you : advice, strategies, and timelines that can maximize your benefits, Emily Guy Birken, author of the 5 years before you retire
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-248) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one. What Social Security is, and what it isn't -- Social Security's history -- The (not-so) uncertain future of Social Security -- Under the hood: how Social Security works -- Part two. Timing is everything -- Taking early Social Security benefits -- Why you should delay Social Security benefits -- How to afford delaying Social Security -- Part three. The nuts and bolts of claiming your Social Security benefits -- Understanding Social Security benefits for married couples -- Understanding survivor benefits -- Benefit strategies for singles -- Understanding disability benefits -- The top 10 Social Security pitfalls and problems
Control code
18986138
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9781440593376
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015049946
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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