Social Security: 7 Things Every Woman Should Know About

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Do you know how Social Security actually works? Well, if you’re a woman there are a couple of things you should know about retirement and Social Security.

According to the latest Center for Disease Control report, women tend to live longer than men. More exactly, the average American man lives to about 76, while the average woman in America will live to age 81. This means that women spend more time in retirement. So, understanding the Social Security benefits might give you the answers you were looking for.

Can I retire early and if so, how does that affect me? Can widows receive their husband’s social security benefits? This article helps women to highlight the most important things about Social Security they should know about. Keep reading to find out about them!

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5 thoughts on “Social Security: 7 Things Every Woman Should Know About”

  1. Why do teacher who have retired under California social security rules don’t qualify for social security benefit’s?

  2. i AM 90 YRS OLD, FEMALE
    i START DRAWING MY S.S. AT 62 YRS . mY HUSBAND ID STILL LIVING AND 90YRS OLD. cAN i DRAW 1/3 OR 1/2 OF HIS SS

  3. I am a widow I made more than my husband so I had to retire under my earnings, Is there anyway of any other ss for me since he passed six years ago? I am almost 73/

  4. Dinah Tallman-Wright

    My husband passed in 2017. He would be 65 June 2023. I am his wife. I will be 60 Nov. 11 2022. Can I start collect his ssa in 2023 when he is 65?

  5. I was married for 24 years and now divorced and
    never remarried. Can I get social security from my ex husband. ? I collect STRS but never paid into social security.

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