The notion that a spouse should qualify for a benefit based on a living NH's record is antiquated. You only need 40 quarters to qualify for your own retirement benefit. That is 10 years of work out of a total working lifetime of 35-45 years.
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There has been much research done on employees working from home. More work is accomplished by employees working from home. They don't want the privelage takin away so they work harder and usually put in more time. Also, makes the employee have less stress of trying to get to work.
Let's assume that commuting costs workers roughly 1 hour of time, $10 in gas per day (3 gallons), plus at least $10 per day in miscellaneous expenses (lunch, soda, etc.). Let's also assume that you... more »