The Basics of Social Security

One in five Americans claim some form of Social Security benefits. Everyone’s benefit can be slightly different depending on your work history, age and a few other factors.

In this episode, Austyn Whittenburg, discusses the basics of Social Security to help you get a clear understanding of what it is and how it gets calculated.

Austyn discusses:

  • Why Social Security is known as a broad reaching program
  • How Social Security gets funded
  • How to calculate the amount of Social Security you will receive
  • Who is eligible to receive a Social Security benefit
  • How to maximize your Social Security benefit
  • And more

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