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SS benefits are available to you. You can claim now, if you like, for early benefits. Two drawbacks: the amount of your benefit will be reduced, and you will have to repay some benefits if you earn more than $15,720 (2015 amount).
If you claim, your benefits will be paid out first. If a spousal benefit would be higher, you would get an additional amount to add up to a max of 50% of his benefit. That does not impact his benefit at all.
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You could claim a spousal benefit now against his work record, and allow your benefits to grow, until such time as you choose to claim your own (up to age 70).
That strategy is scheduled to expire April 30, 2016. After that, your benefits are to be paid first, and the deferral is not available.
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