How Does Marriage Affect My Social Security?
You can collect spousal benefits if they’re higher than your individual benefits. You may still be eligible to collect spousal benefits if the marriage ends, depending on several factors.
How Do I Replace My Social Security Card?
You can request a new card online, by mail or in person at a Social Security office. Your new card should arrive by mail within two weeks.
How Do I Get My Social Security Award Letter?
Once your Social Security benefits claim is approved, you’ll receive a letter in the mail. You can order a replacement over the phone or in person.
How Do I Apply for Social Security Benefits?
You can apply online, by phone or in person at your local Social Security office, depending on which type of benefit you’re seeking.
What’s the Social Security Windfall Elimination Provision?
If you qualify for Social Security and collect a pension from a job that doesn’t pay FICA taxes, your Social Security income will be reduced but not eliminated.
I Live in the U.S. but I’m Not a Citizen, Can I Collect Social Security?
You can collect Social Security if you meet the age, work and legal U.S. residency requirement.
What’s the Cost of Living Adjustment for Social Security?
The government may increase your Social Security benefits on a yearly basis depending on inflation.
How Is Social Security Income Taxed?
Social Security payments are taxed if your overall annual income — including earnings from wages, investments, benefits and pensions — exceeds $25,000 for an individual or $32,000 for a married couple filing jointly.
How Much Will I Get From Social Security?
How much you will collect depends on several factors, including your lifetime earnings and your age when you start collecting Social Security benefits.
Am I Entitled To My Ex-Spouse's Social Security?
If you were married for at least 10 years and both you and your ex-spouse are 62 or older, you may qualify.
If My Spouse Dies, Can I Collect Their Social Security Benefits?
In most cases, you have to be at least 60 years old to claim survivor benefits. How much of your deceased spouse's benefits you get depends on your age when you claim, just like regular Social Security benefits.
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