This page collects individual guide articles that answer specific questions about social security benefits.
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A Comprehensive Guide to Calculating the Taxability of Social Security Benefits Based on AGI.
How does working abroad affect social security?
Learn more about how Social Security law is affected by the day of the month one was born in.
SSA.gov publishes estimated future indexing factors based on economic projections. Should ssa.tools use these factors and why?
For earners who were born in 1960, the effect of a potentially much lower average wage in 2020 may have an outsized impact on their lifetime benefit.
How do Social Security annual earnings caps work?
What is the maximum possible Social Security benefit that someone can recieve?
Learn how two different types of inflation, wage increase and consumer price index, each interact to affect your social security benefit.