Updated Monday, September 22, 2014 as of 10:15 PM ET

Social Security: Maximizing Spousal Benefits

Most strategies on Social Security planning focus on maximizing a coupleís total lifetime benefits based on coordinating spousal benefits. However, while spousal benefits are crucial to SS retirement planning, donít be surprised if clients, or even colleagues, are not familiar with them.

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Comments (2)
A good article on spousal benefits for those who are unaware of how to go about this and what they are eligible for. In case both the husband and the wife are working, they need to work out whether it would be beneficial to claim their social security based on their own earnings or claim a spousal benefit.
Posted by tasha123 s | Friday, January 24 2014 at 12:43PM ET
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Posted by Margo G | Friday, January 24 2014 at 2:29PM ET
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