Social Security Retirement Calculator

Social Security Retirement Calculator

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Plug in a little information, and we’ll help you see how you could get more income from Social Security in retirement.

Great news! This Planner is now updated to reflect the 2015 changes to Social Security claiming rules that primarily affect married and divorced couples.

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Social Security

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After the passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, the number of available claiming strategies for married couples may be fewer than 8000.

Savings

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Pension

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Medicare

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Social Security & Marriage Equality*
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*The Social Security & Marriage Equality study does not reflect changes to Social Security that were passed into law on November 2, 2015 affecting benefits for married couples and ex-spouses. We will update this study as soon as possible.

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