It’s easy to get your Social Security retirement benefits wrong. The claiming rules are diabolically complicated. What you receive depends on all sorts of variables–such as how long you worked and what you earned, for whom you worked, your age at claiming, whether you’re married or have been married, the duration of your marriage, whether you have dependents and how many, and your blood type.

Actually, I am just kidding about the blood type. But you get the picture.

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