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Volume 9 Issue 4 - October 2008

For Your Information

The Social Security Administration has recently released a two-page Fact Sheet detailing the important things to consider when deciding when to begin receiving Social Security retirement benefits. 

The publication emphasizes the fact that your monthly payments can differ substantially depending on when you start receiving them and also describes in detail how the decisions of married couples influence each other.  The publication also explains how Social Security calculates your benefits if you decide to continue working after you begin receiving benefits. 

We are also reminded to sign up for Medicare three months before turning age 65, regardless of when we decide to receive retirement benefits. 

View the Fact Sheet here http://www.socialsecurity.gov/pubs/10147.html#yourdecision.