Collecting on an Ex-Spouses’ Work Record: Must You Ask?
Filing for spousal benefits on the work record of an ex-spouse is a fairly straightforward process, and it requires adherence to a set of rules. But notifying the ex-spouse is not one of them. This very question was raised in a question submitted to The Penny Hoarder’s “Dear Penny” page carried on https://www.tampabay.com. For a quick review of the rules for spousal benefits in a divorce situation, along with a cautionary discussion on early filing, check out this post by The Penny Hoarder’s senior editor and certified financial planner Robin Hartill .