Social Security Benefits: What Every Spouse Should Know

Claiming Social Security spousal benefits can be tricky.  Details are often overlooked, unclear, and sometimes unknown. The key is knowing which benefits you are entitled to and when to claim them.


This webinar will cover:


  • Types of spousal benefits
  • When a spousal benefit becomes payable
  • How much a spouse may collect
  • How long a spousal benefit may last
  • How to maximize Social Security with spousal benefits
  • How to avoid “spouse traps” – untimely enrollments that reduce benefits

Speaker and Presenter Information

Vanessa Craddock

Federal Benefits Specialist

Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Navy & Marine Corps, Intelligence Agencies, DOD & Military, Office of the President (includes OMB), Dept of Agriculture, Dept of Commerce, Dept of Education, Dept of Energy, Dept of Health & Human Services, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of Housing & Urban Development, Dept of the Interior, Dept of Justice, Dept of Labor, Dept of State, Dept of Transportation, Dept of Treasury, Dept of Veterans Affairs, EPA, GSA, USPS, SSA, NASA, Other Federal Agencies, Legislative Agencies (GAO, GPO, LOC, etc.), Judicial Branch Agencies, CIA, FEMA, Office of Personnel Management, Coast Guard, National Institutes of Health, FAA, Census Bureau, USAID, National Guard Association, EEOC, Federal Government, FDA, NSA, FCC

Event Type

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Thu, Sep 9, 2021, 2:00pm - 3:00pm ET

Complimentary:    $ 0.00

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