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How will H.R. 1314 affect my social security retirement

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How will H.R. 1314 affect my social security retirement benefits
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Christopher B, Esq. replied 10 months ago.

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Unless you are interested in a "file and suspend" or a restricted application that deal with spousal benefits then probably not. Those already taking advantage of this loophole will be grandfathered in until it goes into effect on may 1, 2016. You will not be able to suspend your benefit and take a spousal benefit and will have to take the higher of your retirement benefit or spousal benefit and cannot gain credits while you suspend your benefit in simplistic terms.

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