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Megan C
Megan C, Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Category: Social Security
Satisfied Customers: 16559
Experience:  Licensed CPA, CMA, CFE, CGMA M.Accy Also Teach Accounting courses at Master's Level
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Been legally separated for 18 years. I am 63. If I were to

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Been legally separated for 18 years. I am 63. If I were to start collecting off my exes ss now, could I change that when I reach fra if mine is more

Megan C :

I realize you have a question about social security. My goal is to provide you with excellent service, and help you better understand your options.

Megan C :

How are you today?

Customer:

Fine.

Megan C :

When you are younger than full retirement age, there's no benefit to drawing a spousal benefit early. This is because your benefit is forever reduced

Customer:

Thank you...that is what I've been wondering.

Megan C :

So, while you could take your spousal benefit early, there is no incentive to do that. If you are going to take a benefit early, take the higher benefit

Megan C :

I'm glad I could help. Is there anything else I can assist you with today?

Customer:

No, thank you.

Megan C :

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