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Social Security Benefit Calculator

Social Security Benefit calculators can be very useful, or not.

The accuracy of results is very important, because either you, or a financial planner, will use the results from the benefit calculator to put together a plan for income during your retirement.
 
Different calculators sometimes produce very different results.  Some SS Benefit calculators may nto consider government pensions or advanced spousal claiming strategies.

Rather than expecting perfection out of any single Social Security calculator. I suggest getting a “second opinion.” You can simply check your situation by running more than one calculator.

It is also wise to get a professional "second opinion". I recommend that you engage the services of a fee-only CFP® who has access to more robust software and can help you put together all of the pieces of your retirement income puzzle:

Here are some free calculators that are available online:


Contact me to learn more about how I can help you create your Retirement Paycheck a practical way to think about how you will pay yourself during your retirement years.