06 Feb

Q&A: The end of “claim now, claim more later”

Q&A: The end of “claim now, claim more later”
Dear Readers: Congress just killed the Social Security strategy known as “claim now, claim more later” that allowed married couples to boost their benefits by tens of thousands of dollars. The changes, which were part of the budget deal signed into law …
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Should you claim Social Security early?
Quick — what’s the most important Social Security number? No, it’s not your personal nine-digit identification. It is 76, the percentage by which your benefit can increase if, instead of claiming at age 62, you wait until you are 70 years old. That would …
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CNBC


How To File an Insurance Claim
Americans shelled out almost $ 900 billion in health, life, auto and homeowners insurance premiums in 2010, according to SNL Financial. In turn, the insurance companies pay about 70 percent, or more than $ 600 billion, in claims. But perhaps there’s nothing …
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Market Watch


Senators Push for Pre-Claim Delay After ‘Complete Mess’ in Illinois
Two U.S. Senators have called for a controversial home health pre-claim review demonstration program to be delayed in Florida, and they reiterated concerns over how pre-claim threatens providers and patients. And their concerns appear well-founded …
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