How Much Will I Get From Social Security?
How much you will collect depends on several factors, including your lifetime earnings and your age when you start collecting Social Security benefits.
Should People Wear Masks if They Aren’t Health Care Providers?
Government expert Vice Admiral Jerome Adams, M.D., shares updates about wearing face masks.
How Can I Cope With Bills or Job Loss During This Time?
Many creditors may work with you during financial hardship, but you must reach out to them, says financial expert Jean Chatzky.
Will My 23-Year-Old Son Receive the Coronavirus Stimulus Payment?
Financial expert Jean Chatzky shares updates on who will and will not receive a stimulus payment.
How Can I Tell if the Letter I Received From the IRS Is Real or a Scam?
Never provide personal information without confirmation from an official source, says financial expert Jean Chatzky. For more on this topic visit irs.gov/coronavirus
Am I Entitled To My Ex-Spouse's Social Security?
If you were married for at least 10 years and both you and your ex-spouse are 62 or older, you may qualify.
If My Spouse Dies, Can I Collect Their Social Security Benefits?
In most cases, you have to be at least 60 years old to claim survivor benefits. How much of your deceased spouse's benefits you get depends on your age when you claim, just like regular Social Security benefits.
Can I Collect Social Security Spousal Benefits?
As long as your spouse is already collecting benefits, you’ve been married for more than a year and you’re 62 or older, you’re likely entitled to receive Spousal Benefits.
How Does Social Security Work?
Social Security can be complicated. Here is a quick overview of how the government decides how much you receive in your Social Security check and how you qualify.
Can I Collect Social Security While I’m Working?
You can work and still collect. But if you start collecting before your full retirement age of 66 or 67, your work income might reduce your monthly Social Security payment.
When Can I Collect Social Security?
You can start collecting Social Security at age 62 — but you’ll get a higher monthly benefit if you wait. This video explains how to get there.
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