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Stephanie O Joy, Esq, Soc. Sec. Attorney
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I draw SSB of $312 a month. I am recently remarried. My

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I draw SSB of $312 a month. I am recently remarried. My spouse draws $1400 a month. We are both over 65. Can I draw of her account?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Stephanie O Joy, Esq replied 1 year ago.

Yes, typically you can switch to a "spousal" benefit based on her work record. If you started collecting retirement before you were of 'retirement age' (66+ for most) you will not be able to get 50% of her benefit amount, however, but something less. Best thing to do is apply for it because it will only switch over if it is a higher amount than what you are getting now (and likely will be).

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