A Few Social Security Basics - McDowell News
Social Security is an exceedingly complex topic, with some 2,700 rules covering just about any circumstance which might apply to an individual, or a married couple. Some of these rules are targeted toward very unique situations, and others deal with more common circumstances which apply to most Americans. It is this latter category which is discussed in this McDowell News article by Maurie Backman. The author explains several very basic Social Security rules regarding how your benefit is computed, how the age at which you claim affects your benefit amount, and how you may be eligible for Social Security benefits, even if you’ve never worked a day in your life. Click here to read more.
Also, if you’re unsure about how these basics apply to you, or if you have any questions about your individual situation under Social Security, note that the AMAC Foundation provides a free-to-the-public service to help Americans navigate the complexities of this program. Learn more about it here…