It is common knowledge that husbands and wives are entitled to collect Social Security benefits on their spouses' work rec...Read more
That’s an interesting strategy, but I’m afraid not. The Social Security Administration says that a person must be divorced after at least “10 straight years of marriage” to receive benefits on the ex-spouse’s work record. So if you can last at least another decade together, you should be in business.
For more on how divorce and remarriage affect Social Security benefits, click here.