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I am a 62 year old working wife. My husband just retired at age 66. Am I eligible to take a reduced spousal benefit now , and still take my own benefits when I retire?
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Social Security Expert: ShawnA, SS Expert, CPA, Professor, CFP. CGMA, Business Consultant, Professor, PFS , Decades of experience helping clients.. replied 3 years ago
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Absolutely. Since he started taking his benefits that's what opens the door to your eligibility to take the spousal benefit
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Social Security Expert: ShawnA, SS Expert, CPA, Professor, CFP. CGMA, Business Consultant, Professor, PFS , Decades of experience helping clients.. replied 3 years ago
Please understand that shit he pass away you will then be entitled to the higher of either your benefit or his benefit the full benefit
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If i collect off my husband's account when I am 62, will I still be able to collect the total amount of my own earned benefits at 66?
Social Security Expert: ShawnA, SS Expert, CPA, Professor, CFP. CGMA, Business Consultant, Professor, PFS , Decades of experience helping clients.. replied 3 years ago
Absolutely.
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Social Security Expert: ShawnA, SS Expert, CPA, Professor, CFP. CGMA, Business Consultant, Professor, PFS , Decades of experience helping clients.. replied 3 years ago
I also offered you a telephone call to severe five dollars so I can verbally explain any and all questions you want and explain some other options to you.
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Social Security Expert: ShawnA, SS Expert, CPA, Professor, CFP. CGMA, Business Consultant, Professor, PFS , Decades of experience helping clients.. replied 3 years ago
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