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Social Security: Not just for retired workers!

Retired workers are not the only ones who can collect Social Security benefits. Disabled workers, spouses and dependents may also be eligible. Learn more about benefits.

New federal regulations bring better job protection for over-55 workers

Learn about new federal regulations that were put into place by the EEOC to protect the rights over over-55 workers.

Workaholic? You can still work and claim Social Security

There are many benefits to working while claiming social security benefits or disability. Learn the facts about work income and how it can affect your SSA benefits.

Underwater? How HARP can help

Are you underwater in your home? If so, you may want to take a closer look at the U.S. government’s HARP program to help you refinance.

Myths and facts of reverse mortgages

The myths with Reverse Mortgages are exactly that, myths.

Social Security: Check your COLA in 2012

For the first time in three years, the social security outlook includes a COLA 2012, but it is a modesl 2.6 percent.

Tips for paying your bills safely online

Learn a few helpful tricks to ensure that when you pay your bills online, you’re doing so securely and not exposing yourself to identify theft.

Basic accounting tips for the self-employed retiree

The retiree who is self employed can benefit from basic accounting tips. Keeping accurate records is important for financial and legal reasons.

Tips on supplementing your Social Security income with smart investments

Use investment strategies that minimize taxes when supplementing Social Security income to get maximum earnings.

Avoid these five common, costly divorce mistakes

Good divorce advice should include avoiding mistakes (hiding assets, changing beneficiairies, fudging budgets, etc.) that can be costly.

Eating healthy on a budget

Looking for places to find healthy foods that won't break your budget. We have four good ideas for you.

What is SSI and am I eligible for it?

SSI is a monthly stipend that may U.S. citizens over the age of 65 can qualify for. Find out what SSI eligibility rules are to determine your eligibility.

Working for fun: Top 5 enjoyable post retirement jobs

Looking for a fun job after you retire? Here are five you might want to try.

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Is a reverse mortgage a good idea for your parents?

Here are some facts and suggestions for talking to your parents about a reverse mortgage.

How much can you expect to make? How Social Security payments are figured

Wonder what to expect on your income benefits? It doesn't have to be a difficult process to figure it out.