Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Wondering whether you’re eligible for Social Security Spousal benefits? Confused by the complex answers you get to that question? Most folks know that Social Security pays benefits to spouses based on the record of the other spouse in the marriage. Either spouse is eligible for a spousal benefit, whether or not they are also eligible for a Social Security retirement benefit based on their own employment history. Beyond this, however, there is a lot of confusion about spousal benefits. Let’s clarify some key aspects to help you to better understand this Social Security benefit.