Thirty-six percent of Social Security recipients are not retired workers, but children, the disabled, or spouses and survivors of workers. Almost one of every six Americans receives a Social Security benefit today.
The longer you wait before cashing in on Social Security benefits, the greater the financial reward. But many don’t wait until age 70. There’s a range of loopholes and “secrets” that can improve your benefits, a fact economics correspondent Paul Solman discovered during a tennis game with friend and Social Security expert Larry Kotlikoff. Their new book, “Get What’s Yours,” shares that knowledge.
A Couples' Guide To Filing Social Security Spousal Benefits
A Couples' Guide To Filing Social Security Spousal Benefits. Married couples need to understand the spousal Social Security benefits available to them so they can be on the same financial page in retirement. http://www.forbes.com/sites/nextavenue/2016/07/01/a-couples-guide-to-filing-social-security-spousal-benefits/#720473ac294a #SocialSecurityRights #socialsecuritybenefits #spousalbenefits