Social Security for Singles
The claiming strategy for an unmarried person is significantly different from that for a married couple. While married couples have more options to consider, and may have different goals (such as maximizing survivor benefits) they might wish to achieve, a single beneficiary’s considerations don’t need to take a spouse’s benefits into account. As a result, the single Social Security recipient’s objectives are more focused on their individual needs and objectives. In this article by Maurie Backman, appearing at the Grand Island (NE) Independent, the author describes several Social Security claiming strategies oriented toward unmarried individuals. Click here to read more.