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If my ex husband is collecting social security , am I entitled to any of his and also when I do retire , do I have an option to collect his or half of his if his is more then what mine will be?

Accountant's Assistant: The Retirement Accountant will know how to help. Is there anything else important you think the Retirement Accountant should know?

Not sure .. I guess I'll start with retirement accountant

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If you are divorced, but your marriage lasted 10 years or longer, you can receive benefits on your ex-spouse's record (even if they have remarried) if:

  • You are unmarried;
  • You are age 62 or older;
  • Your ex-spouse is entitled to Social Security retirement or disability benefits; and
  • The benefit you are entitled to receive based on your own work is less than the benefit you would receive based on your ex-spouse's work.

So far - you need compare - which social security benefits are better - your own or spousal benefits

Let me know if you need any help with determination.

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