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I typed in a few minutes ago but had to get off line so I what I'm trying to find out is how much Social Security benefits am I eligible for or not because I'm self-employed and don't believe I paid i… read more
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I have worked self employed for the past 28 years in Canada and have paid into the Canadian social insurance program and not US social security. Because of treaties between the two countries I am not … read more
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My husband would like to take his SS payment. He is 66 and
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I am 62 this year & my estimated retirement benefit is approx. $1200/mo. I am starting a new business, however, and my salary will be $24,000/yr. I plan to most of this into a 401K account. Am I bette… read more
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