Can You Increase Your Social Security Benefits?

Benjamin Long Benefits, Retirement

“All you have to do is type ‘maximize Social Security’ into Google or any other search engine and you will get hundreds, if not thousands, …

Do I Have To Pay Taxes During Retirement?

Benjamin Long Benefits, Estate Tax, Income Tax, Retirement

“Some retirees may be surprised to learn that a portion of their Social Security benefits could be subject to federal income taxes.” Paying taxes when …

When Social Security Makes the Most Sense

Benjamin Long Benefits, Medicare, Social Security

“When should you sign up for Social Security? It is a good question. Many seniors grapple with that decision, and understandably so, since the age …

Working and Collecting Social Security Benefits

Benjamin Long Benefits, Social Security

“For most Americans, Social Security plays an important role in maintaining retirement security. The benefit payments represent an income stream that is free of default, …

This Social Security Pit Could Be Costly and Stressful

Benjamin Long Benefits, Medicare, Social Security

“The Social Security hell morphed into Medicare hell and, will, not doubt, morph into federal income tax hell and then state income tax hell.” A …

Scammers Beef up Efforts in a Crisis

Benjamin Long Benefits, Social Security

“The Inspector General of Social Security, Gail S. Ennis, is warning the public about fraudulent letters threatening suspension of Social Security benefits due to COVID-19 …