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.
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.
The AARP Minute: February 7, 2020
In today’s “AARP Minute,” the current Social Security commissioner talks about changes he’s making to the administration, and actors 50 and older hope to bring home an Oscar.
The AARP Minute: January 29, 2020
In today’s “AARP Minute,” Social Security scams are now the top scam in the country, and a psychiatrist treats three patients who believe they are Jesus in “The Three Christs.”
How Did You Factor Social Security Into Your Retirement Plan?
AARP met up with concertgoers at Minnesota’s Twin Cities Jazz Festival in Mears Park, St. Paul, to ask what Social Security means for their retirement.
If You Were to Take Social Security Early, Why Would You Do It?
AARP met up with concertgoers at Minnesota’s Twin Cities Jazz Festival in Mears Park, St. Paul, to ask about the timing of taking benefits.
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