Maximizing survivor’s benefits for both spouses and ex-spouses.
Things can get pretty complicated when Social Security retirement benefits, disability benefits and survivor benefits for both a spouse and an ex-spouse intersect. This question from a person who wants to maximize survivor benefits for his spouse, but also find out if his ex-spouse is entitled to survivor benefits, reveals the complications but also provides the answers. This USA Today Q&A column by Robert Powell discusses the intricacies of survivor benefits. Click here to read more.
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