Social Security: member contributions

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Social Security: member contributions is a collection of Boglehead forum member postings about Social Security. The postings represent the members' own opinions.

Calculators

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Wiki articles

  • Retiree Portfolio Model, by forum member BigFoot48. A spreadsheet that includes a feature that compares two alternative SS benefit amounts and starting ages, including the ability to include the File and Suspend option for those still eligible, and determines the impact of the alternatives upon income, taxes and portfolio balances.
  • Social Security payment deductions, sscritic via ObliviousInvestor (Mike Piper). Provides the legal basis for Medicare premium deductions and federal taxes withheld from your Social Security monthly payment. The legal basis for rounding the payment amount is also described. Examples are provided.
  • Social Security tax impact calculator, by forum member PapaGeek, graphically shows how the taxation of your Social Security (SS) benefits will affect your retirement tax rates.

Forum discussions

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