TheStreet: How Does Social Security Calculate My Benefit Check?

Katie Godbout, Director of Sales & Marketing
January 18, 2018

morning breakfast.jpgTheStreet readers ask about how to get the biggest Social Security checks possible. Robert Powell gets answers from the experts.

Today, Covisum's president, Joe Elsasser, CFP® helped answer this question:

"My wife died two years ago at age 53. I am currently 53. At the time, I was told that I would receive 80% of her Social Security when I reached retirement age in addition to my Social Security if I did not remarry. Is this true? We both worked long enough to qualify for Social Security at retirement age."

Click here to read the answer and see questions and answers from other industry experts.


Get blog notifications in your inbox.

Posted by Katie Godbout, Director of Sales & Marketing
Katie thrives on making an impact and achieving big goals. She believes that communication strategy has a major impact on business success. As a strategic communicator with a diverse background in non-profit, B2B, healthcare, and SaaS, Katie combines her expertise in strategy development, marketing and sales to spread the word about how Covisum can help advisors and institutions inform their clients of the best financial decisions.