Ex’s With Benefits: Collecting social security benefits after a Minnesota divorce Divorce and Social Security | Did you know that if you are divorced, you may be able to collect social security benefits based on your ex-spouse’s payment record?  You can be ex’s with benefits—of the financial kind.  To make things even better (or worse, depending on the friendliness of your relationship with your ex), if you collect benefits based on your ex’s record, this does not reduce the amount of benefits that your ex receives. Before I cover what is required to get social security benefits, it’s important that […]

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