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Family - A Benefit Plan for Dependents

Family - A Benefit Plan for Dependents

Social Security is much more than a program that’s sole function is concerned with retirement. Social Security can also be a spousal benefit plan and an insurance plan for dependents. AARP's Social Security Question and Answer Tool can assist with practical, comprehensive information about how, in cases of death or divorce, spouses, ex-spouses and families could be eligible to receive benefits based on your earnings. Understand the ways Social Security can adapt to the ever-changing needs of American families, economically and as well as, structurally.

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