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Can I Collect Social Security If I Never Worked?

Applicants can get confused and frustrated when learning about Social Security benefits. These five secret tips will help answer the question, “Can I collect Social Security benefits if I never worked?”

Spouses Ask, “Can I Collect Social Security Benefits If I Never Worked?”

Married spouses can apply for 50 percent of their partners’ retirement, but there are two conditions. First, your spouse must be currently receiving benefits. Second, you must have reached retirement age.

idows Ask, “Can I Collect Social Security Benefits If I Never Worked?”

Widows can apply for Social Security benefits at any age. Widows may also qualify for a one time burial payment as well.

Divorcees And Divorced Widows Ask, “Can I Collect Social Security Benefits If I Never Worked?”

Divorcees and divorced widows can apply for a percentage of their ex-spouses retirement, but there are two conditions. Applicants must have been married ten years and applicants must be currently single. If your spouse has remarried, the benefits you receive have no effect on the current spouses’ benefits.

The Disabled and Those With Limited Income Ask, “Can I Collect Social Security Benefits If I Never Worked?”

Disabled applicants can apply at any age for disability payments. Applicants with limited income, 65 or older, can apply for SSI payments.

Caregivers Of Disabled Children and Parents of a Deceased Child Ask, “Can I Collect Social Security Benefits If I Never Worked?”

Applicants caring for a disabled child can apply for benefits. A parent can file for Social Security benefits only if that child supported that parent financially before his or her death.

In conclusion, if applicants have any questions call the Social Security office and ask. Phone representatives are usually friendly and it’s their job to help answer any questions.



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