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Trying to estimate my benefits at 62 I am a contractor and I am beginning to be strained heavily at what i do

Accountant's Assistant: These retirement benefits are supposed to help us but they can be so complicated! The Retirement Expert will help you get the most benefits propertly. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.

I am 60 now

Accountant's Assistant: Is there anything else the Retirement Accountant should be aware of?

No i am self employed

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