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Considering Early Retirement? Mellody Hobson's Tips for Social Security Benefits

Aug 18, 2010

If you need a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER[™ professional] to help you with Social Security and your retirement savings, the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc., is the best place to start. The website will help you find a planner in your area.

ABCNews.com/Good Morning America
Mellody Hobson
August 18, 2010

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