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Idiot's Guides Social Security (Paperback) (Fred Yager & Ph.D. Jan Yager)

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This accessible guide for general readers gives detailed guidance on applying for and making decisions surrounding Social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Medicare and Medicaid are also covered. Special attention is paid to the benefits and drawbacks of collecting benefits at various ages. Of special interest is information on appealing disability decisions, including finding lawyers and other representatives for the appeal, as well as detailed guidance on taxes and Social Security and the impact of returning to the workforce when collecting different types of benefits. The book offers reader-friendly features such as summary charts, bullet lists, practical tips and cautions, margin definitions, and an open layout with room for notes, along with a detailed glossary and an extensive list of books and web sites. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

Along with Medicare, Social Security is one of the "rites of passage" older Americans experience. After contributing funds to this program their entire working lives, people are anxious to start cashing in on their monthly benefits.Idiot's Guides: Social Security offers simple and clear explanations of the history of the program, the traditional age requirement, disability and survivor benefits, and the future of Social Security. A bonus decision tree helps recipients maximize benefits based on such factors as how and when benefits are filed, marital status, and future plans.

Number of Pages: 290
Genre: Business + Money Management
Sub-Genre: Personal Finance / Retirement Planning
Series Title: Idiot's Guides
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Alpha Books
Author: Fred Yager & Ph.D. Jan Yager
Language: English
Street Date: April 7, 2015
TCIN: 16684317
UPC: 9781615647415
Item Number (DPCI): 247-38-7145
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