How to claim Social Security benefits during the pandemic

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By Jim Miller, Columnist

Dear Savvy Senior,With my local Social Security offices being closed due to COVID-19, what is the best way to apply for my Social Security retirement benefits?Approaching 62

Dear Approaching,Because of the pandemic, all Social Security field offices across the country have been closed since March, so you can’t just walk-in, talk to a counselor and apply for benefits in person right now. But there are other ways to claim your benefits that are much easier and quick...

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