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Im disabled on ssa Im 61. I receive my check on the 3rd each

I'm disabled on ssa I'm...
I'm disabled on ssa I'm 61. I receive my check on the 3rd each month. My wife will be 65 on Dec. 1st 2013. Can she get spousal benefit on my ssa record?
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Megan C
Megan C, Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
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I realize you have a question about social security. My goal is to help you better understand your options.

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As you are currently drawing a social security benefit, your wife can draw a spousal benefit off your record any time after she reaches the age of 62

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She can draw at age 65, although her benefit will be more like 45% of your benefit, not the full 50%

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She gets the full 50% if she waits until full retirement age to begin her benefit

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Fine,That answers my question and gives ,e peace of mind

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That's great please take a moment to rate my response as "excellent" so that I may receive credit for assisting you today

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You don't answer any questions regarding medicare do you?

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I can try...I'm not as good with Medicare as I am social security but if I can help you I would be willing to help

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