January 19, 2011

Social Security Survivor Benefits- Do You Qualify?

Survivor Benefits are benefits paid to the surviving spouse, divorced spouse, children or parents of a deceased worker.  In order to qualify for Social Security Survivor Benefits, […]
January 19, 2011

How Will my Divorce or Remarriage Affect my Dependent or Survivor Social Security Benefits?

Dependent Benefits Divorce- If you are divorced, you are still eligible for dependents benefits based on your former spouse’s record if the marriage lasted at least […]
January 18, 2011

When Should I Apply for My Social Security Retirement Benefits- An Essential Checklist

So you’re approaching 62 or maybe 66 and you’re wondering, is it time to tap into my social security retirement benefits? Or maybe you’re in the retirement planning stages and wondering how best to leverage your benefits. Either way, reviewing the following checklist of factors should help you arrive at an answer.
January 10, 2011

Don’t Cheat Yourself Out of Social Security Benefits- Make Sure Your Record is Accurate

The amount of Social Security benefits, that is retirement benefits, disability benefits, dependency benefits, and survivor benefits, that you qualify for is calculated based on your […]