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How to Plan for the Changing Social Security World


Although many people know it’s important to plan for retirement, a lot of folks still put it off. Why is that? Gary Alden has a feeling that a lack of knowledge or understanding of social security planning is at play.

In part one of this two-part series, Gary talks about the ins and outs of social security planning and how to maneuver through the realm of retirement planning and funding.

Related: How to Get More Income in Retirement and Pay Less Taxes

In this episode, you will learn:

  • The predicted changes in the social security funding in the next 20+ years
  • Why the retirement age for collecting your benefit might be raised, and what makes retirement age so important
  • The basics of spousal benefits, and how this impacts social security income both during retirement and after a spouse dies
  • How to access your social security statements to keep your records accurate and up to date
  • The importance of good record keeping in younger years to prepare for retirement
  • And more!

Tune in to this episode of The Retirement Guy Podcast with Gary Alden for expert advice on social security planning!

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