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Megan C
Megan C, Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Category: Social Security
Satisfied Customers: 16579
Experience:  Licensed CPA, CMA, CFE, CGMA M.Accy Also Teach Accounting courses at Master's Level
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I am a 63 year old disabled person (since 2008). I receive

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I am a 63 year old disabled person (since 2008). I receive a $2000/ mo. benefit.
My wife is a 66 year old retiree who receives $600/mo.
Does she qualify for 1/2 of my benefit amount?

Megan C :

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How are you doing?

Customer:

Fine, thank you. Youself?

Megan C :

Great/

Megan C :

How old was your wife when she started drawing a benefit?

Customer:

62

Megan C :

Okay. She drew her benefit early, and as such would not be eligible for 1/2 of your benefit. Her benefit would be more like 35% of yours. The 50% benefit is only once you reach full retirement age. Not if you draw your retirement before.

Customer:

Thank you.

Megan C :

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