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What Are Social Security Survivors Benefits, and How do they Work?

Posted by Scott Flexer

The topic of how your loved ones will be able to support themselves if you die is not a pleasant one. It can be difficult to know that one day, you might not be there for your spouse or child anymore.

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Topics: social security, Survivor Benefits, Benefits Programs

4 Eligibility Requirements for Survivor Benefits

Posted by Scott Flexer

If you were married to someone who is now deceased, you may be entitled to SSDI benefits. Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) benefits operate similarly to an insurance program; you pay into it through a portion of your taxes which are taken out of your paycheck in the event you may become disabled.

As a widow or widower, you are likely able to collect what the Social Security Administration calls “survivor benefits.”

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Topics: social security benefits, SSDI Benefits, Survivor Benefits, Eligibility Requirements

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