If you’ve thought about claiming Social Security and you have a family, you’ve probably heard about the Family Maximum Limit.
There are some common questions about this aspect of the program. Who does it apply to? We can get some great information from Insurance News Net about this topic.
Specifically, it applies when more than one dependent is collecting benefits from a worker who is currently collecting benefits or a deceased worker who had earned benefits.
Beneficiaries could include a spouse and one or multiple minor children, or multiple minor children. The limit does not apply when a spouse is the sole person collecting benefits, or when a spouse and ex-spouse are collecting benefits.