Shocking Truth: Who Won't Get Social Security? 

Infrequent workers with less than 40 Social Security "credits" may not qualify. 

Certain public employees might not pay into the Social Security system. 

Debts like federal taxes, student loans, child support, or alimony can impact benefits. 

Expatriates may face challenges in receiving Social Security payments abroad.

Incarceration for over 30 days can suspend Social Security payments.

Self-employed individuals must report earnings and pay full Social Security taxes. 

Noncompliance by the self-employed might reduce or eliminate future benefits.

Immigrants who arrive late in life might not accumulate enough credits.

Workers in specific countries, like Cuba or North Korea, face payment restrictions.

Details on eligibility and payment exceptions are available on the SSA website.