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Social Security Simplified

 1. Being unaware of spousal perks.  The Social Security Administration (SSA) looks kindly upon married seniors, allowing them to choose between the higher of two benefits — their own or up to 50% of their spouse’s full retirement amount.

Password protection: How to pick them, remember them, and keep them safe

Most Americans maintain dozens of online accounts — each requiring a password that is strong, memorable, and unique. That’s a tall order. Here’s what you need to know to keep your accounts safe online.

Guard these 2 pieces of information at all costs

Today, nearly 2 out of 3 Americans over 65 are internet users, according to a Pew Research Center survey. And, like most Americans, they fail to take the safety measures necessary to protect their online data.