Social Security Survivors Benefits Archive

Why a Spouse May Not Be Entitled to Social Security Survivors Benefits

It’s important to know why a spouse may not be entitled to his or her husband or wife’s Social Security survivor’s benefits. Not all spouses can receive these benefits if his or her partner’s earnings were qualified. If Social Security has no income basis for the surviving spouse, and

What Are Survivors Benefits

If you’re married or have dependents who count on your income, you may have asked “What are survivor’s benefits?” Social Security Administration (SSA) currently provides retirement benefits to almost 40 million people in the United States. However, SSA also plays a significant part in providing financial support as survivor’s