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Podcast: Social Security, An Undervalued Retirement Resource

J Terwilliger 2014
James P. Terwilliger, PhD, CFP® is Senior Vice President - Group Manager, Financial Planning Strategies and can be reached at or (585) 419-0670 x50630.
D Kelly-Dohse 2014
Denise Kelly-Dohse is Vice President - Financial Planning Officer and can be reached at or 585-419-0670 x50619.

We hope you enjoyed listening to "Ask the Experts" on 1180 WHAM, Sunday, May 19th at 7pm.

Ask the Experts is CNB's financial forum for education and advice as local experts answer your questions on financial topics that interest you. The experts of the last call included James P. Terwilliger, PhD, CFP®, Senior Vice President, Financial Planning Manager and Denise Kelly-Dohse, Assistant Vice President, Financial Planning Officer as they highlighted ways to maximize your Social Security retirement benefits.

Highlights From the Show
Audio Clip

How much is Social Security worth?


What are the age requirements to begin eligibility for Social Security?


The implications of beginning Social Security benefits at different times.


Single, Never Been Married: Strategy considerations.


Single, Never Been Married: Break-even Age for Starting Early or Delaying.


Married Couples: Strategy of sequencing spousal benefits with one's own benefit.


Married Couples: Break-even age for sequencing benefits.


Married Couples: Example for sequencing spousal benefits.


Widowed: Strategy of sequencing survivor benefits with one’s own benefit.


Widow Remarried: Strategy of sequencing survivor benefits.


Divorced: Strategy of receiving benefits after divorce.


You can also listen to the broadcast in its entirety here:


For questions, feel free to contact Jim Terwilliger or Denise Kelly-Dohse.

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