Howard Kossover: How Social Security benefits are computed
Q: I have custody of my young granddaughter and raising her without assistance from her parents. Can she receive benefits through my record when I start Social Security retirement next year?
A: In very limited situations, a dependent grandchild can receive benefits through a grandparents Social Security record.
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