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    ...and thank the gods for IIPR. I'm a VERY small fish in this MKT. pond. I have had the most 'challenging' year of my li...

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    I was on disability when I came to the age of Social Security. The government automatically switched me over. I though...

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    What is the "Social Security Catastrophe Plan" they're hyping?...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    This was a much more compelling "tweak" to social security before they changed the rules in 2016 -- now I think you can ...

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    I think the whole idea for this form would be best for someone who has not really started collecting social security yet...

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    What if you had drawn SS at 62 then went on Disability. Will they put you back on Social Security at 65/66 or keep you o...

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    WOW IM KNEW TO THIS WEBSITE AND LIKE YOU ALL AM SOOO GLAD THAT IT EXISTS TO GATHER INFORMATION AS I HAVE BEEN DRAWN IN A...

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    I left the sound off & just skimmed it (nice that we have that option), but the topic was scaring me, anyway, so I'm...

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    Exactly. I keep getting tons of offers that then want more money than I get monthly from social security....

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    Me too, but maybe not quite a disappointed as you. I have spent the last three months listening to webinars, reading eve...

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    Can you shed any light on Money Morning Profit Alerts' "audit of Social Security" that results in many of us "may be owe...

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    I'm heavily involved in the Swiss Social Security system and indeed do intend to bank huge checks from them. However I l...

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    Well its nice to know that the SS I was finally approved for, is the same amount given to foreigners who simply come her...

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    This particular scam is the naughty stepchild of the one that appears in your junk email (okay, at least in mine) every ...

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    I am so disappointed! I'm 86, have no money aside from a small Social Security monthly income, and am too old to get in...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    That "most illegal Somalis and illegal Syrians are awarded a minimum of 5 years US Disability" is a ridiculous statement...

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    Factually, every almost yearly COL increase is absorbed via Medicare rate increases. Last year entire 3%, this year over...

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    Well our Gov. Thieves could easily pay an additional 11 , 15 20 K a year or just double everyone's current Social Securi...

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    Our government is going broke paying out the average of about $1300/month in regular Social Security. So how can everyo...

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    Jean, It's BRAND NEW !! We don't even have it. China and India do. It will store everything you have driver's license...

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    hedy- Yes I did start the discussion and you don't get to pick my source. I know your source and it has nothing to do w...

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    Ok hedy this topic is old. Not sure why you are debating this? Just a bit further and you see 75% of "All" immigrants ...

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    Well blue cat that is hardly enough for me. $500? I just blew $500 for a video game system & Game. I just Got off th...

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    This pitch for Agora's $79 "Lifetime Income Report" -- presumably foreplay for later and greater spending -- strikes me ...

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    Typically these companies are paying in the range of 5-7% annually. So a $10000 investment will give about $125 checks ...

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    I wish I had a bitcoin fraction for every newsletter pitch - and there are hundreds of them each year as Travis likely k...

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    With new products being produced in technologies in medical, entertainment, and green energy. With the automation of jo...

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    A current email scam invites people to take advantage of “a little known Social Security contract” which enables you...

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    One thing I would like to point out. The Federal Government has already defaulted on Social security. They did it by cha...

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    THE CORRUPTED AND UNREFORMABLE AMERICAN ECONOMIC, POLITICAL, AND SOCIAL SYSTEM Or, WHY I BELIEVE IN HARD ASSETS ...

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    Bad thing about cannabis or any derivative and being on Social security is that it is handled at the federal level. And...

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    Since April 2017, when Marckyle posted this, OBMP has gone from $0.25 to $0.08. He claims (in a post below) not to be a...

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    I read the "Canadian Social Security" with an eye toward the reasonable claims and their justification, not the fluff. ...

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    From the article on capitalism....this tickled my funny bone. "The Preamble of the Constitution sets forth a goal to "p...

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    Answer: Social Security pension benefit, if that's what your contributions entitle you to and you are of age to file, o...

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    Ben, everyone is going broke, and increasing Medicaid meant the States were spending more at a time when they couldn't ...

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    https://www.armstrongeconomics.com/international-news/politics/when-illegal-aliens-dead-people-vote-elections-change/ H...

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    I am 73 year old veteran who started smoking at the age of 13. I have advanced Emphysema from smoking tobacco. I am am ...

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    What a load of sh!t. I have family in the drug industry and another in mental health care working in the geriatric divi...

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    When you turn FRA (full retirement age) or even take it early, if you have been married at least 10 years your wife will...

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    You are correct John, although Sharon and Allison made some excellent points as well. Most of the people who used to com...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    "Real" is a subjective term in this case -- the Social Security Administration does really rent office space (like most ...

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    Thanks for the "facts" regarding the Social Security Contract. Saved me $79 to find out the hard way!...

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    Some of that debt, on an ongoing basis, is being turned back to cash and used for pensions, social security, etc. Peop...

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    Where was Mr. Curzio eight years ago when SWKS was five bucks a share? If I'd invested $20K then, it would be worth $40...

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    /Sarcasm on: As if the billionaires in Silicon Valley (Peter Thiel and consorts) had any honest wish to help anyone on ...

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    I agree with both your points. However, what is to stop them from demanding that we use whatever worthless digital subst...

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    He has one today about some "executive order that Obama quietly signed upon leaving office" that supposedly generates $1...

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    https://www.armstrongeconomics.com/world-news/sovereign-debt-crisis/the-sovereign-debt-pension-crisis-expanding/ Our na...

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    We in the U.S.A. are beginning to see babyboomers coming of age to retire and with the robbing of Social Security over ...

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    If you are on Social Security can you get a refund or a check back from them when you file your taxes, based on a tax co...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    That ad has been running since the Spring of 2015, I covered it most recently here: http://www.stockgumshoe.com/reviews/...

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    I did some research on Canadian Social Security. One must have lived and worked in Canada to claim the benefits....

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    Cont. $CTAB Whole Cohorts chart: https://ton.twitter.com/1.1/ton/data/dm/819053217757573124/819053193975861248/Baclyb-...

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    CC: $CATB expects to release top-line results for Edasalonexent (ED), aka CAT-1004, in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)...

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    CC: Lingling88 are you going hold $CATB through Phase 2 data? $CATB: expects to release top-line results for Edasalon...

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    Identity Theft has the offense code of 26F. The definition of Identity Theft is “Wrongfully obtaining and using anoth...

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    So we are going to put anything safe on the market and then test for efficacy? What was that Rose Bengal company again? ...

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    To "drain the swamp"aka regulations..first thing would be dig thru the layers of lawyers.. So you could get the pump hos...

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    really well I get 24900. social security and I pay for medicare $1118 RX plan 1000. medicare ancillary 3600 but my c...

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    It's not necessarily a bad deal if he is offering this advice for $50. You'd be hard-pressed to find a broker who would ...

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    We doubled our debt over Obama's presidency but still have a military and infrastructure going down the tubes, baby boom...

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    You understand incorrectly. No, you can't apply for a tax refund, since you don't owe any federal taxes. and presumably ...

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    ok???/.I m on social security and va comp,,buT I bought a few itens on credit,,which I understand I can get some funds ...

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    Hendrix---Thanks for encouraging this discussion, and the 30-day limit does make sense. I was torn between raising the t...

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    $1,680 is 28% of $6,000. I'm not sure, however, that's very helpful (28% is one of the tax brackets that taxpayers can b...

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    Heike - Here's the Social Security page on repayment: https://www.ssa.gov/planners/retire/withdrawal.html . Note that th...

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    I bought this paper and it discusses if you took Social Security benefit early, like I did and want to later get the hig...

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    Your right on about what is happening. All is unpredictable, there is nothing we can trust as Americans. The progressi...

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    MORE OF THOSE “SOCIAL SECURITY INSURANCE” IDEAS by Travis :-) - http://www.stockgumshoe.com/reviews/high-yield-inves...

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    I was quoting a Retirement Planning Advisor and perhaps I misunderstood him. The actual statistics aren't that horrific...

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    Here are the stats from late 2015 directly from the SSA, rather scary, but most of us here should be in much better posi...

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    One point that is shocking is that about 80% of retirees depend solely on Social Security (no pension, no IRA etc..) for...

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    He also talked about Social Security loop holes. Any truth to that?...

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    Mona - It's not clear what you mean when you say that you "have nothing deducted from said income", unless you mean that...

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    This is scary stuff, Ben. I wish it weren't true - but I know it is. It's like the water problem in the MidWest - no ...

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    .....And let me guess about the Social Security tease included in this same rip roaring report destined to break the gov...

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    My comment is a question. How reliable are the low prices given for Nick Hodge's Alpha Shares stated to be 90% lower th...

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    When you add in the interest on the debt which may well soar if/when investors start demanding higher rates, and the fac...

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    opp, the $6T is the tip of the iceberg. Factoring in the unfunded increments of Social Security and Medicare adds bet...

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    Regarding form SSA-521: problem is if you have paid taxes on the social security benefits you received, I don't think yo...

  • arch1

    I am glad you are finally agreeing . Illegal entry or overstay does infringe and take away the rights of all law abiding...

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    I hope America is waking up and has the numbers needed to stop the suicidal path it is on. They must stop the left, IM...

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    How can anyone possibly believe that a foreign country's social security system, one that is supposedly competently admi...

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    Unfortunately, when the government has promised away more money than it can afford (that it hands out money to private i...

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    We seem to be straying off topic and somewhat into the terratory of '.. other Unmentionables'. No matter. Before we ca...

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    The government in Greece attempted to acquire the bank savings from the populace to finance their national debt. Ther...

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    It would be nice if instead of penalizing Social Security recipients by taxing the income that they paid into a system t...

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    But to get $60,000 more in Social Security payment means you would have to live a minimum of 8 years after the break eve...

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    For those concerned about Social Security going away, rest assured it is not. Even if they change nothing, social secur...

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    The reason why smart Americans take Social Security at age 62 is because the break even for waiting until 65 or after is...

  • arch1

    POTUS proposes near 18% pay hike for past presidents... http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/03/18/obama-seeks-hike-in-...

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    Free enterprise : a system where men are allowed to benefit from their labor, where they own themselves and are not owne...

  • arch1

    If I might add to Sharon's comment... Another reason figures are unavailable is, women in the workforce were mostly igno...

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    The Canadian government "social security" investment company told me that the US email campaign is not true. You have to...

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    Please, Just curious, which one of those Social Democracies of Europe, who have been around for 1000's of years, became...

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    Thank you for the very open-minded information on this site . The more knowledge we have going into the Social Security ...

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    Is House Bill 1314 for real or just another hustle? Social Security is about to cut thousands of benefits? What's the sc...

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