In July 2019, nearly 48 million people claimed Social Security retirement benefits, a number that is expected to grow in the coming years as the population continues to age.

It's no wonder, then, that financial advisors are increasingly being asked about the program, including when to claim Social Security, how benefits will be taxed, and which sources of income can contribute to a loss of benefits.

Here, you'll find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions.

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