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You may be working a lot longer than planned — blame COVID-19

Some people plan to retire early, but that's not always good news

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The Social Security crisis that almost no one is talking about

Why the elderly, disabled and poor don't get any attention from Congress

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Will I still get spousal Social Security benefits after my ex-wife dies?

No, but you will become eligible for a new benefit

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Worried about Social Security? Panic can lead to bad decisions

A reality check on news headlines about the financial status of Social Security

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You can claim spousal Social Security benefits even if you’re divorced — here’s how

Qualifying for Social Security from your ex's benefits

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Social Security is the nation’s most valuable program. Congress needs to fix it

The 2021 Trustees Report may be complicated, but the bottom line is clear

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5 things everyone should know about Social Security

Why aren't more people talking about how to save America's retirement plan?

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This is how much the average Social Security check is likely to rise next year

We've got some good news and bad news.

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Worried about Social Security? These 5 things could save it

Saving America’s retirement plan is one of the biggest issues we're facing

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Do all state and local workers receive lifetime annuities?

Basically yes, but some exceptions exist

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The Social Security COLA and ‘inflation illusion’

Next year’s Social Security benefits are likely to go up by more than any other year since 1982

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Social Security’s funding gap is now three times GDP

Social Security faces a funding crisis that under conventional economics would require higher taxes, low benefits or both

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Good news on Social Security finances

The Congressional Budget Office has updated its projections

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Congress will eventually bail out Social Security – but that will create another set of problems

A sudden, across-the-board Social Security benefit cut is almost impossible to conceive.

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Coming fixes to Social Security and Medicare are going to hurt

There are a few ways to fix our entitlement mess -- none of them are pretty

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Social Security to become unable to pay full benefits sooner than previously estimated

The government issues annual trustees reports on Social Security and Medicare.

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Social Security’s doomsday is now a year earlier — should you be worried?

‘Lawmakers should address these financial challenges as soon as possible’

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Your retirement is years away. Can you count on Social Security?

More than 70% of adults worry about Social Security running out in their lifetime

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Why I won’t wait to take Social Security

Delay taking Social Security until age 70? No thanks

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If Social Security falls into crisis, voters will have no one to blame but themselves

Too many voters prefer to believe that Congress can step in and fix the complications without affecting average Americans, and so they're not asking hard questions.