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Planning with Dollars and Sense

Planning with Dollars and Sense – Social Security Survivor’s Benefits: Just How Important Are They?

The loss of the family wage earner can be devastating, both emotionally and financially. Social Security helps by providing income for the families of workers who die. In fact, 98 of every 100 children could get benefits if a working parent dies. And Social Security pays more benefits to children than any other federal program. This comes directly from the Social Security Website. Join my discussion today as I detail this all important benefit, how to qualify, how minor children qualify as well as divorced widows or widowers and tax implications. I still maintain that Congress WILL have to fix the trillions in unfunded liabilities and SOON.