Here Are 3 Unique Social Security Benefits – Do You Qualify?

Are you married to someone receiving benefits? Do you have young children? Have you lost your spouse? Are you thinking about going back to work after retiring early but are afraid your Social Security check will take a big hit? You may be in for some good news.

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Social Security is one of the most common topics among my clients approaching their retirement years. With more than 2,700 separate rules governing Social Security, it’s no surprise that many people nearing retirement are often confused and overwhelmed by the decision of when to take the leap and claim their benefits.

I recently built a financial plan for a successful executive who is considering retirement when he turns 62. Even though he has saved and invested plenty of money on his own, much of our plan focused on the right time to file for Social Security.

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Bud Boland, CFP®
Wealth Adviser, CI Brightworth

Bud Boland is a Wealth Adviser at CI Brightworth and has devoted his career to working with high net worth and high-income individuals and families. Bud works closely with clients to understand their needs and develop customized financial plans to help them reach their short- and long-term goals. Bud is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner and received his Bachelor of Science in Financial Management with an emphasis in Financial Services from Clemson University.