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SOCIAL SECURITY Q & A: What day does your payments arrive?

January 11, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

Most people starting Social Security since 1997 receive their routine benefits on one of four days throughout the month: on the third of the month and on the second, third and fourth Wednesdays of the month. Continue Reading

SOCIAL SECURITY Q & A: Choices for those working past full retirement age

January 4, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

I will reach my full retirement age of 66 on May 1. Is there any significance to waiting until 66½ to start my Social Security retirement? Continue Reading

SOCIAL SECURITY Q & A: A maximum amount of taxable earnings?

December 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

What is the maximum amount of Social Security taxable earnings for 2013? Continue Reading

SOCIAL SECURITY Q & A: Let Social Security help with 2012 W-2s

December 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Can I still register for Social Security business services online in time to transmit W-2s for 2012? Continue Reading

SOCIAL SECURITY Q & A: When to apply for Social Security benefits?

December 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Q. I expect to start Social Security retirement in early 2013. When should I apply? Continue Reading

SOCIAL SECURITY Q & A: Working with SSA while out of town

November 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

My husband and I started Social Security this summer and will spend winter in Arizona. Do we need to change the bank where our benefit payments are received? Continue Reading

SOCIAL SECURITY Q & A: Paying SSA taxes while receiving SSA benefits

November 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

I am retired, age 66, and working the harvest for a farmer. Does he still have to take out Social Security tax from my pay even though I receive Social Security? How does this affect me in the future? Continue Reading

SOCIAL SECURITY Q & A: Getting extra help with Medicare

October 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Part of Medicare Part D (prescription drug coverage), Extra Help is a program to help people with limited income and resources pay for part of their prescription drug coverage premiums, annual deductibles and prescription co-payments. Continue Reading

SOCIAL SECURITY Q & A: SSA numbers for your twins

October 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Q. I just had twins. Can I get sequential Social Security numbers to make them easier to remember? Continue Reading

SOCIAL SECURITY Q & A: Getting your proof-of-income letter

October 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Can I get a letter to verify the amount of my Social Security benefit? Continue Reading