Ask Rusty – What happens to my Social Security if I die at age 62?

Dear Rusty: I have worked my entire life and contributed to Social Security. I have been single my entire life with no children. What happens to all that money I have contributed to Social Security if I die at age 62? Signed: Curious Worker Dear Curious: From its inception in 1935, Social Security has always been a “pay as you go” program where current workers contribute money from which current…

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