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I'm trying to apply for social security for my husband, he is 61 now. is he elegilble
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Stephanie O Joy, Esq replied 1 year ago.
Hi, my name is ***** ***** I thank you for your inquiry. I have been practicing SS law full time for 10+ years and look forward to assisting you.
When will he be 62?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
December 31
Expert:  Stephanie O Joy, Esq replied 1 year ago.
OK, first, generally we are not permitted to file for someone else, although we can "help" them. But, for retirement benefits, you will want to wait until 3 months before he turns 62. You are a bit too early. Remember also that if he collects as early as 62, he suffers a permanent 30% reduction in his amount, compared to if he waited til normal retirement age. AND, if he waited even longer, to age 70, he could receive 80% more than if he took at 62.
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