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If you turned 62 this year, congratulations! You may be eligible to begin collecting Social Security benefits. However, the longer you wait to start claiming benefits, the higher the monthly payout you will receive. For example, by waiting until you reach your full retirement age (FRA), as defined by the Social Security Administration (SSA) depending […]

Too often, individuals planning for their golden years forget to consider the federal taxes they will need to pay on their Social Security benefits. Unfortunately, these oversights can take a considerable bite out of one’s expected income in retirement. Generally, if the income you rely on in retirement comes from sources other than Social Security, […]