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Megan C
Megan C, Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Category: Social Security
Satisfied Customers: 16576
Experience:  Licensed CPA, CMA, CFE, CGMA M.Accy Also Teach Accounting courses at Master's Level
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I was told that I would get an increase in my ss when I got

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I was told that I would get an increase in my ss when I got divorced. My husband's ss is 2200. , mine is 1400. When I tried to apple I was told that I would not get anything.
Is tht true?

Gay

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 long were you married, Gay?

Megan C :

Also, based on what you have said in your original question, the most you could get off your ex husband is $1,100 per month. This is less than the $1,400 you can draw off your own record.

JACUSTOMER-inpf1vti- :

married 22 years

Megan C :

Are you remarried?

JACUSTOMER-inpf1vti- :

no

Megan C :

Is he still alive?

JACUSTOMER-inpf1vti- :

yes

Megan C :

Okay, the most you can draw off his record is $1,100 per month

Megan C :

You can draw that OR your own benefit, but not both.

Megan C :

So, until he passes away, it makes more sense to draw your own benefit

JACUSTOMER-inpf1vti- :

Thankyou

Megan C :

When he passes away, you would get $2,200 per month

Megan C :

So, keep that in mind and don't forget about it.

Megan C :

You're welcome. Is there anything else I can assist you with today?

JACUSTOMER-inpf1vti- :

Thanks

Megan C :

You're welcome

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