5 Ways to get your Ex’s Social Security Benefits

This article and video from CNBC is especially important for divorcees who may have been stay at home parents. During the period that parents have no taxable earnings, they do not earn credits for social security benefits and this reduces their retirement benefits. The good news is that they will qualify to receive 50% of their ex-spouses retirement benefit which is likely to be higher than the benefit based on their own work history. See the full article article here.