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7 Social Security facts that may boost your benefits

Bankrate Logo By Jennie Phipps of Bankrate | Slide 1 of 8: Have you ever found yourself staring blankly at the FICA tax information on your pay stub, and wondered how it impacts your future retirement benefits? You’re not alone.Untangling the confusing aspects of Social Security benefits can be a daunting task, especially since you won’t get much case-specific advice from the Social Security Administration. From researching your options to hiring a professional, use all the strategies and resources available to make this important financial decision easier.To help you get started, here’s a list of some little-known Social Security benefits that can make a big difference in your retirement income.

7 little-known Social Security benefits

Have you ever found yourself staring blankly at the FICA tax information on your pay stub, and wondered how it impacts your future retirement benefits? You’re not alone.

Untangling the confusing aspects of Social Security benefits can be a daunting task, especially since you won’t get much case-specific advice from the Social Security Administration. From researching your options to hiring a professional, use all the strategies and resources available to make this important financial decision easier.

Click head for a list of some little-known Social Security benefits that can make a big difference in your retirement income.

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