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Q. Is there one page on the Social Security website where you can get a summary of rules about marriage, divorce, remarriage and survivor benefits?

See also: 25 things you should know about Social Security.

A. Yes. The website now has a page called “Get Help With Your Situation,” which covers many of the topics you mentioned. They include:

Social Security’s website is always expanding and is now offering more interactive services as well. See the page “What You Can Do Online” for a list. You can of course apply for benefits electronically. Other services include:

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Stan Hinden, a former columnist for the Washington Post, wrote How to Retire Happy: The 12 Most Important Decisions You Must Make Before You Retire. Have a question for the Social Security Mailbox? Check out the archive. If you don't find your answer there, send a query.

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