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If my wife applies for SS spousal benefits on my account (I

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If my wife applies for SS spousal benefits on my account (I am already reacieving SS benefits), how does that affect my SS benefits over the long run. We are both 68yrs old. We are both working, she makes a whole lot more than I do.
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If my wife applies for SS spousal benefits on my account (I am already reacieving SS benefits), how does that affect my SS benefits over the long run. We are both 68yrs old. We are both working, she makes a whole lot more than I do.


Response: Your wife's collection of benefits under your earnings would have NO EFFECT whatsoever on your own benefits. For more information, click here.

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