What Happens to Social Security When You Die?
Social Security is the most important program for America’s seniors. yet it can be complicated to understand. Vance Cariaga tackles the issue of death and what happens next to one’s benefits. As she explains, payments simply cease on death. Funeral homes submit a form directly to the Social Security Administration (SSA). But if spousal or survivor benefits are involved, the process is different and cannot be done on-line or with a simple form. Full article here explains how to access those benefits after the death of a spouse.
The AMAC Foundation offers a free-to-the-public advisory service to all folks ageing into–or already in–Social Security. This service provides guidance in understanding the complexities of Social Security and the myriad rules and regulations associated with the process for claiming benefits, with NSSA-Certified Social Security Advisors available via email or telephone to discuss options. Learn more about this service via the Foundation’s website.