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Aug 20, 2014

Retirement Planning

Social Security as a Family (Survivor) Benefit

Joe Elsasser, creator of Social Security Timing, explains why Social Security Benefits should NOT be considered as individual benefits, but more as Family or Survivor Benefits.

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Why You should Choose an SST Advisor

Pat Sheridan, a real Social Security Timing client, explains why he chose a Financial Adviser who uses Social Security Timing Software.

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Not Your Father's Social Security Benefits

Joe Elsasser, creator of Social Security Timing, explains the difference between Social Security benefits from 1939 to present. Most notably, the difference between full retirement age, now 66 and how benefits increase by 8% each year.

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Social Security as an Overall Retirement Asset

Joe Elssaser, Certified Financial Planner and creator of Social Security Timing, explains why Social Security benefits, when correctly maximized, are a valuable  asset in your overall retirement strategy.

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Consider This...with Cathy Wyatt Interview with Joe Elsasser, creator of Social Security Timing

Now in its 16th season, "Consider This..." is a weekly half-hour prime-time issues and information program produced by UNO Television. The program covers current topics that face today's society. Host Cathy Wyatt talks to the people making news and discusses issues important to our citizens. Recently, Cathy interviewed Joe Elsasser, a Certified Financial Planner and creator of Social Security Timing. Joe details the drastic change in Social Security Benefits since their inception in 1939 and how many retirees are now viewing these benefits as retirement assets.

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Can the Social Security Administration Help?

Joe Elsasser, creator of Social Security Timing, answers another common client question for advisors, "Can the Social Security Administration (Government) help me make benefits decisions?"

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Social Security Benefits Election Strategies

Joe Elsasser, creator of Social Security Timing, explains why advisors should be talking more about creative election strategies with their clients.

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How to Fix a Social Security Benefits Election Mistake

Joe Elsasser, creator of Social Security Timing, answers a common client question for advisors, "I've already made my benefit elections...it was a financial mistake. How do I fix it?"

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Timing When you Take Social Security

Social Security for Married Couples: Unusual Claiming Strategies can add to your Social Security Benefits checks. It's a decision that impacts a family for the rest of their lives, deciding when to take their Social Security benefit. There's now a tool, created by an Omaha man that helps calculate the best benefit possible.

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Is Your City Retirement Friendly?

Residents of Tampa, Florida, can rest assured that they live in one of the most retirement friendly cities in the United States, according to a recent study by personal finance website WalletHub. But how does your city rank?

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Survey: Baby Boomers Lack Medicare Knowledge

A survey of married couples age 60 to 66 shows that many feel uneducated about their Medicare choices and are actively searching for more information*. The survey, by Social Security Timing®, revealed that a majority of respondents rated their knowledge of Medicare and its various parts as low.

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