Do Married People Each Get Social Security?

Answer Social Security is a federal program to supplement income after retirement or to provide benefits for younger workers who become disabled. For married couples, each spouse's earnings history forms ... Read More »

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Can you be married& get Social Security disability?

If you are receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, there are no restrictions on your marital status, nor on your spouse's earnings. However, if you have an adult child who i... Read More »

How to Plan when to Apply for Social Security when You Are Married?

Social Security offers 3 distinct benefits for married people. Retired Worker Benefit, Spousal Benefit and Survivor Benefits. If you elect early, you will get a smaller benefit for a longer period ... Read More »

How does getting married affect Social Security disability?

Marriage does not change the benefits of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) beneficiaries. Their contributions to the Social Security program created disability benefit categories for surv... Read More »

Do I have to change my name on my Social Security card after I get married?

If you change your name when you get married, then you have to change the name on your Social Security card. You can apply for a new card through the Social Security web site.Source:Social Security... Read More »