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Social security for non-working spouse

By Terry Savage on July 17, 2021 | Financial Planning / Retirement

My wife never worked because she was a homemaker for my kids and a care taker for her mother. Will she get any Social Security? Thanks.

Terry Says

Even if your spouse didn’t work she/he may be entitled to as much as half your benefit, without diminishing your own benefit.
Read this article from the SS website — then contact Social Security to calculate the appropriate benefits.

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