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Social Security: 10 Things Married Couples Need to Know

The Motley Fool Logo By Brian Stoffel of The Motley Fool | Slide 1 of 11: Few things can be as confusing as figuring out when to start claiming Social Security benefits. When you’re married and heading into retirement, that’s doubly true. A dizzying array of variables can significantly affect how much your household will be receiving over the coming decades. Starting with the view from 30,000 feet then drilling down into specifics, here are 10 things that all married couples should know.

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Few things can be as confusing as figuring out when to start claiming Social Security benefits. When you’re married and heading into retirement, that’s doubly true. A dizzying array of variables can significantly affect how much your household will be receiving over the coming decades.

Starting with the view from 30,000 feet then drilling down into specifics, here are 10 things that all married couples should know.

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