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Ask Rusty – Why Should a Non-working Spouse be Entitled to Social Security Benefits?

March 27, 2023 | Presenting: Russell Gloor - AMAC Foundation Social Security Advisor

Dear Rusty: Why can a non-working spouse claim half of their working spouse’s benefit even though they have not contributed to the Social Security system? This doesn’t seem right or fair to those of us who have contributed for years from our paychecks. Signed: Inquisitive

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