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Social Security Question:
I am 61 years old and want to know if I can draw Social Security benefits off of my living husband. He is not retired or disa
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I am 61 years old and want to know if I can draw Social Security benefits off of my living husband. He is not retired or disabled and neither am I.
Thank-You, Joyce W. Jenkins Send email reply to JamesCook7 or call 252-229-8456 please leave a message or talk to my son-in-law,who probably will answer the phone.
Support Replied ~ 07-23-2009 14:48:17
I called and talked with your son-in-law. In short, I told him that you should probably file when you are 62 since you will probably be earning under the amount allowed by SS. Your hus band has to be receving for you to receive wifes benefits, so when he files at 66 ( when he is eligible for his full rate and has no earnings limit) you will file for wife's benefits and Social Security will add that amount to what you are getting on your own.
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