Widowed? Don’t Waste This Key Social Security Benefit
Social Security provides monthly survivor benefits following the death of a spouse. But the way that these survivor benefits supplement other Social Security benefits isn’t always easy to understand. As Dan Caplinger points out in this piece, there have been many documented instances of surviving spouses making mistakes with their survivor benefits that cost them thousands of dollars in lost monthly payments. To learn more about survivor benefits and how to avoid making costly mistakes in claiming them, click here.
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.
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