Are You Eligible for the $3,895 Max Social Security Benefit?
Katie Brockman is very clear right off the bat that very few will get the absolute maximum monthly Social Security benefit of $3,895. The average is $1,557 per month. But who gets the max and how is it possible? Length of career, income, and filing age are the three main determinants to what one will get. Getting the max means earning the max and making payroll tax contributions at the max level for 35 years. In 2021, the income limit is $142,800 per year. No payroll taxes are contributed once that income level is reached. Full article here.
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