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Is a spouse entitled to...
Is a spouse entitled to retirement benefit of the deceased if the spouse's benefit is less than that being received by the deceased.
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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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Hello. My specialty is focusing on YOUR Financial needs. Financial Planner/Business Owner for 20 years. CPA,PFS,QFP,GMMA.
Yes and no. It depends on the length of the marriage, the age of the spouse, etc.
I will offer you a call and determine your exact situation and benefits.
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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
If you were married less than 10 years the answer is a simple no.
In addition you must be at least 60 (unless he or you are disabled).
Realize that you will ONLY get a certain % of any benefit (his, yours, etc) if you start before FRA (full retirement age).
A call is the most useful way to answer your question exactly and swiftly.
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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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