Does Social Security SSI pay for funeral expenses?

Answer Monthly benefits known as Supplemental Security Income are paid by the U.S. Social Security Administration to persons who are at least 65 years old, legally disabled or blind. Limited income and a ... Read More »

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Does social security pay for dental expenses?

The statutes which created Social Security and Medicare do not include coverage for dental expenses. Therefore, none is provided, although there is a potential exception for dental services provide... Read More »

How much will Social Security pay in funeral fees?

The Social Security Administration will pay a death benefit of $255 for funeral expenses for a person who worked long enough to be eligible for Social Security benefits, although the person does no... Read More »

Who qualifies for Social Security funeral benefits?

The Social Security funeral benefit of $255 (as of May 2010) is given to the spouse of the deceased. When there is no surviving spouse, the benefits can go to the deceased's child if he or she is n... Read More »

Is Social Security Money enough to cover expenses when we retire?

No. You would be living below the poverty line unless you had other sources of income.