More than a year after the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, same-sex married couples are seeing a range of federal laws and benefits that touch married life extended to them, even if they live in states that don’t recognize their nuptials. But Social Security isn’t one of them.

Jennifer Waters, of the Wall Street Journal discusses this and more about where federal law exempts same sex couples at Where Federal Law Exempts Same-Sex Couples – WSJ.

Posted by Lewis J. Saret, Co-General Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.