What’s New in 2019 for Social Security?
Tom Margeneau’s comprehensive piece here looks at all the major changes to Social Security for 2019. There are no substantive changes in the law, but there are a number of adjustments due to inflation. In addition to the across the board 2.8% increase for all beneficiaries, Margeneau explains the minimum one must earn in 2019 to get the maximum four credits ($5,440) toward the full 40 needed to qualify for benefits. Other changes include an increase in the cap on earnings to $132,900. Read his full piece here.
The AMAC Foundation offers a free-to-the-public advisory service to all folks ageing into–or already in–Social Security. The service provides guidance in understanding the complexities of the program and the myriad rules and regulations associated with the process for claiming benefits, with NSSA-Certified Social Security Advisors available via email or telephone to discuss options. Learn more about this service via the Foundation’s website.