Tag: Social Security Q&A
Jeff Miller on April 1, 2021
Knowing when to claim can help you maximize benefits.
Russell Settle on March 11, 2021
Can a woman who has never worked get the maximum spousal benefit if her husband files for benefits before his full retirement age?
Jeff Miller on March 4, 2021
Waiting until age 70 to claim your benefit is often wise, but not always.
Jeff Miller on February 11, 2021
Some educated guesses can help you zero in on the right strategy.
Jeff Miller on February 4, 2021
A Social Security representative says you cannot boost benefits after age 70. But is that true?
Jeff Miller on January 21, 2021
Planning to retire early, or simply wondering about future spousal benefits? Here’s why you need to register for this account today.
Russell Settle on January 14, 2021
A widower asks about the wisdom of claiming Social Security survivors benefits at age 60.
Jeff Miller on January 7, 2021
A widow was told her benefit will not include a COLA. She wonders why.
Russell Settle on December 17, 2020
Can an adult daughter tap into her late mother’s benefit?
Jeff Miller on December 10, 2020
Using the right strategy depends on fully understanding of how “spousal benefits” work.
Russell Settle on December 3, 2020
A husband and wife want to get creative with how they claim Social Security retirement benefits. Can they do so?
Jeff Miller on November 26, 2020
The rules are complicated when it comes to eligibility for survivors benefits.
Russell Settle on November 12, 2020
Understanding survivors benefits rules is the key to getting the most from your benefit.
Russell Settle on November 5, 2020
Social Security rules can be confusing. A little inexpensive help can straighten things out.
Russell Settle on October 15, 2020
A reader wonders whether his wife has to wait to get bigger benefits. Our expert has good news.
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