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In the United States, we start planning for retirement as soon as we start working. At one time, planning for retirement meant nothing more than paying into the Social Security Retirement System. Today, however, those benefits typically only represent a portion of one’s retirement plan. Knowing how the system works and how much to expect in Social Security Retirement benefits, however, remains a crucial component of most retirement plans. Toward that end, the Overland Park retirement planning … [Read more...] about Social Security Retirement Benefits and Your Retirement Plan