Married? Consider the Spousal Benefit for Social Security
See if it’s more favorable to take a Social Security spousal benefit than your own benefit.
You may be eligible for a larger Social Security benefit if you are married. Learn if leveraging the Spousal Benefit could bring you a higher lifetime benefit.
Want to learn more? Download our guide, Social Security Simplified: Select the Right Options to Help Maximize Your Income, to make more-informed decisions around your Social Security benefit, including:
- Your options for claiming Social Security.
- How each option can significantly affect your benefits.
- Five key considerations when evaluating your Social Security options.