Do US Presidents Get Paid For Life?

The Former Presidents Act, signed by Eisenhower in 1961, provides benefits for former presidents after they leave office.

These benefits include free office space and staff.

A yearly reimbursement of up to $1 million.

They also get free postage for life and free government office space

Former Presidents also get lifetime Secret Service protection, and free medical insurance.

Former presidents also get a full funeral ceremony with full honors and a choice of burial at Arlington National Cemetery.

The first president was elected in 1789, and in his term, he received five pay raises.