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Understanding Social Security Retirement 2019

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Choosing when to retire is one of the most important decisions you or your clients will make in their lifetime. Determining how much money is available from Social Security may be a huge factor in that decision. And how and when should you claim these benefits? This course dispels the myths and focuses on the practical realities of Social Security benefits. Get a practical overview, tips for planning and advice for handling all kinds of complicated questions and situations.

Pinpoint strategies for securing the best possible future

  • Early, full and post-retirement benefits
  • Benefits for survivors, ex-spouses, children & other dependents
  • Effect of post-retirement earnings on benefits
  • Coordinating with Medicare and other benefits

Listen and learn from our outstanding instructor
John Whitelaw has over 30 years of experience in representing clients before the Social Security Administration. He has represented hundreds of individuals in administrative hearings, federal district court and the Court of Appeals.

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  • Great speaker – fun and informative!
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What Is Social Security?
•Internet resources •Attorneys’ fees •Applying for benefits online •Insured status requirements •Eligibility for retirement benefits •Lump sum death benefits •Effect of post-retirement earnings upon benefits •Checks after death

Supplemental Security Income and Procedural Issues
•Eligibility •Income limitations •Resource limitations •Deadlines •Good cause

Five Problems and How to Solve Them
•Early retirement •Taxes •Declining Medicare Parts B and D •Dependents/Survivors •Overpayments & waivers

Materials: All attendees will receive the course book as a digital download. A printed copy of the course book is available, at a discount to attendees, for $30. Additional copies are available at full price. If you wish to purchase the printed version of the course book, please call PBI Customer Service at 800-932-4637. Printed versions of the course book will not be distributed at the course; please allow up to two weeks after the program for the printed versions of the course book to be shipped.

Recorded live in April 2019.

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