What determines Social Security benefits?

Answer Social Security retirement benefits are determined by several factors: when you were born, when you retire and how much you earned while you were working. Disability and survivor benefits depend ma... Read More »

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What determines Social Security pay?

Just about anyone who earns a salary pays into the Social Security retirement plan. How much a person pays into this program determines the majority of her retirement benefits, but an individual's ... Read More »

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 »

Are both retirement benefits and Social Security Disability insurance benefits taxable?

SS retirement benefits ARE taxable - SS disability benefits MAY be taxable depending upon circumstances. See the Related Link below.

Does receiving Social Security benefits affect unemployment benefits in Ohio?

Social Security income is not deducted from unemployment benefits in Ohio, according to the Department of Job and Family Services. Some types of income that will be deducted, however, include vacat... Read More »