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LGBTQ Marriage Perks

LGBTQ Marriage Perks

| June 16, 2020
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In honor of LGBTQ Pride Month...

"Thanks to landmark Supreme Court rulings in 2013 and 2015 that established marriage equality, LGBTQ spouses can now:

  • Claim Social Security benefits based on their spouse’s work history.
  • Leave unlimited assets to each other without triggering federal estate taxes.
  • Provide coverage for each other through their workplace health insurance plan.
  • Enjoy the same property owner survivorship rights."

Shelly Gigante, a personal finance writer contributing to the MassMutual blog, explains the rights and protections entitled by marriage in this article:

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