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Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law
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I retired at 62, 5 years ago. My wife, is 63. I was told that

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I retired at 62, 5 years ago. My wife, is 63. I was told that she could e collecting as a spouse and when she retires collect SS on her own. How do we apply?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 1 year ago.
That is true. There are three ways to apply: online, on the phone, or the local office. Click on the links below for more information: https://secure.ssa.gov/iClaim/rib https://www.ssa.gov/planners/retire/applying6.html#&a0=1 She would also need to make sure to have certain information and documents while applying for the benefits. Click on the link below for the checklist: https://www.ssa.gov/hlp/isba/10/isba-checklist.pdf Kindly give a positive rating to my post so that I can receive credit for answering your question—so that part of the deposit that you already paid to the site can be transferred to me. You are not charged extra for doing this. Thank you for your cooperation.