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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

When Should A Disabled Worker Take Social Security Benefits

Disabled workers are faced with complex decisions on when they should take Social Security benefits. The senario is complicated with the addition of  workers' compensation benefits and pensions, especially if they are married and/or have dependent children.

Answers to maximizing Social Security benefits are now available on-line as reported by the PBS Newshour. Several versions, including a free basic version, of software is available from Laurence Kotlikoff, Professor of Economics at Boston University. A version called, Maximize My Social Security is available for a licensing fee of $40.00 per year.


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