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28. Social Security Beyond “Death Do Us Part” with Beth Ingle

28. Social Security Beyond “Death Do Us Part” with Beth Ingle

Marriage vows always speak about “until death do us part”—Social Security works beyond death.

In this episode, Tim Whisler is joined again by Beth Ingle, a certified senior advisor with Living By Your Design. Tim and Beth use examples to discuss spousal benefits and survivor benefits of Social Security and detail how different scenarios could impact the benefits each party receives.

Beth discusses:

  • How Social Security spousal benefits are calculated
  • What survivor benefits means for your own Social Security
  • The difference between a widow and a divorcee when calculating Social Security benefits
  • The transition from survivor benefits to personal Social Security benefits
  • And more!


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About our Guest: 

Beth Ingle has 40+ years of working with people and helping them make life changing decisions. The first 37 years were spent working as a Service Representative, Claims Representative and a Technical Expert with the Social Security Administration. It was a rewarding but challenging career and helped her realize that she wanted to continue helping others, particularly Older Americans, after she retired. Beth has spent the past 5 years working for Living By Your Design helping others make some very difficult, life altering decisions for themselves or their parents. By treating them with compassion and respect she hopes that she has been able to give them Peace of Mind as they navigate the journey of aging.

Investment advisory and financial planning services offered through Simplicity Wealth, LLC, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Sub advisory services are provided by Advisory Alpha, LLC, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Insurance, consulting, and education services are offered through The Whisler Agency. The Whisler Agency is a separate and unaffiliated entity from Simplicity Wealth, LLC, and Advisory Alpha, LLC.