Spousal and Survivor Benefits…It’s Complicated, Folks!
As we note frequently on this site, the AMAC Foundation operates a free Social Security Advisory Service…a service that since its launch in 2016 has counseled nearly 18,000 American’s in how to apply the program’s considerable complexities to their individual circumstances. Statistically, the most frequent request we handle is the disarmingly simple question of “When should I file for benefits,” but close on the heels of this query is the range of questions dealing with spousal benefits and survivor issues. Strategies come into play here, as explained by “It’s Your Money” columnist Jane Young in a post on The Gazette (Colorado Springs). Ms. Young provides some advice on these strategies, focusing on the timing of your available filing options. Read her post here…
If you have specific questions about your own situations, know that the AMAC Foundation’s Social Security Advisory Service is available to help you. Just give us a call or send us an email and we’ll help you navigate the processes. There is no charge for this service.
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