How grey divorce affects women’s Social Security benefits.
According to the Pew Research Center, the divorce rate for those 50 and older has roughly doubled since 1990, far more than any other age group; research conducted by the Social Security Office of Retirement and Disability Policy; found “around 20 percent of divorced women aged 65 or older live in poverty, compared with 18 percent of never-married women and 15 percent of widowed women.” So, what do divorced women need to know about Social Security? Tom Margenau addresses what kind of benefits are available primarily for divorced women. Read Mr. Margenau’s article here…
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