How are benefits figured with social security?

Answer Retirement benefits are calculated by the Social Security Administration based on a system that determines eligibility based on credits, average earnings, and age of retirement. Once eligibility is... Read More »

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Can you collect Social Security widow's benefits& Social Security income?

You cannot collect Social Security widow's benefits and Social Security income at the same time, according to the Social Security Administration. If Social Security income benefits are higher than ... Read More »

Social Security Benefits for Kids With ADHD in Nebraska?

In 2006, 4.5 million children between the ages of five and 17 suffered from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CD... Read More »

Does Social Security conflict with unemployment benefits in California?

If you are collecting Social Security as a result of being disabled, you might not be eligible for unemployment insurance. You must be willing and able to work to collect unemployment, but must be ... Read More »

How to File a Joint Income Tax With One Person on Social Security Benefits?

Married couples usually gain a tax advantage by filing a joint return in which both spouses add their incomes, deductions and benefits together. If one person receives Social Security benefits, the... Read More »