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While Social Security is a significant source of income for many retirees, navigating the intricacies of the program can feel overwhelming due to complex rules and practices. It’s crucial for financial advisors to thoroughly understand the nuances within the Social Security program to help retirees correctly navigate and determine the optimal time to claim.

The widow(er) benefit is one of the most common elements that advisors need to consider, but numerous stipulations can make it difficult to determine the impact. Here’s a closer look at the widow(er) benefit.

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