Am I Eligible for Social Security Benefits as a Spouse?

Category: Social Security

Under Social Security, spousal benefits present an important source of income for many of your clients. But there several important issues that must be addressed.

To help make it easier, we have created the “Am I Eligible for Social Security Benefits as a Spouse?” flowchart. It answers the question by looking at these common issues:

  • Eligibility considerations
  • Married vs divorced vs surviving spouse implications
  • Impact of a remarriage
  • Impact of having children

Updated for 2019