Library to offer information program

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Library is offering a free Social Security retirement information program on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. for future retirees (Age 55 and older) who are wanting to make a more informed claiming decision.

Important topics covered:

∫ When is the best time to collect benefits

∫ How the new Social Security rules could impact your retirement lifestyle

∫ Calculating spousal survivor benefits

∫ The retirement earnings test and how your benefits can be reduced

∫ Critical filing mistakes to avoid

Since 2014, the one-hour program entitled, “Social Security Made Easy,” has gained wide spread attention across the upstate New York region in an effort to help attendees better prepare for their retirement transition.

The program is being presented as a community service by Retirement Solutions, LLC. Seating is limited and advance registration is required. To RSVP, please call the library at (518) 842-1080.

By Josh Bovee

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