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I am 66 and my wife is 63. can I file and suspend so she can

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I am 66 and my wife is 63. can I file and suspend so she can claim a spousal benefit and both of us continue to work? I know my benefit will continue to increase to age seventy but what happens to my wife's benefit?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 11 months ago.

No. "File and Suspend" only applies if both of you are "Full Retirement Age."

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