Currently a child who is adopted is eligible for survivor benefits from previous parents. That means that is a child is adopted they could receive from 4 records at the same time. Even a rule dictating they could only receive from the highest record would be better.
If an aux child has a number hold on their numident record as a parent, why bother with an interview? The relationship is proven.
Kids who graduate early still receive benefits until 18. Kids how are delayed receive until 19 and 2 months. By adjusting the limit to the sooner of secondary graduation or attainment of age 18, we could save millions.
With changes in the workplace, I also do not believe an older worker today is so economically... more »