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Social Security Spousal Benefit - article link

Posted by jkom51 (My Page) on
Tue, Apr 17, 12 at 16:56

On 4/16/2012 an excellent Bankrate.com article was posted to the MSN Money website on claiming a SocSec spousal benefit when divorced. There were several critical points made that should be considered before making a claim, such as the difference it makes if your ex-spouse is deceased or living.
A link to the article is below:

Social Security on ex's record?
If you are divorced, you may be eligible for benefits based on the earnings of a former spouse. It will depend on the length of your marriage, among other things.
4/16/2012 by Sally Herigstad, Bankrate.com

Here is a link that might be useful: SocSec Spousal Benefit article


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RE: Social Security Spousal Benefit - article link

And it goes both ways. Men can collect spouse/widowers benefits under the same conditions (ten year duration,etc) Something to think about. If you know both Social Security Numbers, Contact Social Security at 1 800 772 1213 for an appointment to discuss your eligibility.


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