Social Security Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA)

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Social Security Administration (SSA) pays beneficiaries a retirement benefit based upon his or her lifetime earnings record. After the beneficiary claims Social Security retirement benefits, he or she receives that same monthly benefit until death. Only Social Security cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) increase the amount after the beneficiary’s retirement benefit

Living on Social Security Outside of the U.S.

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More retirees are living on Social Security benefits outside of the United States. Social Security Administration (SSA) reports that a high percentage of U.S. workers plan to live on Social Security alone. According to the Wall Street Journal, a growing percent of American retirees are leaving the United States

Is It Possible to Live On Social Security Retirement Benefits

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There are many reasons why older Americans ask “Is it possible to live on Social Security benefits?” Job loss, chronic health problems, protracted family crises, and other reasons may have prevented well-intentioned Americans from saving enough money to retire in comfort. Some financial experts believe that it’s possible to

How to Avoid a Social Security Office Visit

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How to Avoid a Social Security Office Visit If you’d like to know how to avoid a Social Security office visit, you’re not alone. Social Security Administration (SSA) wants beneficiaries to use the website to accomplish more Social Security benefits-related tasks than ever. SSA has been around for