One of the biggest questions you will face as you get closer to retirement is when to start collecting your Social Security retirement benefits. The decision is much more complicated – and important – than you may think. Not only will this decision affect how much income you will receive during retirement, it affects how […]
Spouses who do not work or who have substantially lower earnings than their spouse may be able to collect Social Security benefits based on their spouse’s earnings. Below is a common question about spousal benefits.