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Answered by Robert Henderson, AAMS® CDFA® in Mystic, CT
The Social Security Leveling Option can make sense in certain situations. However, there can be some drawbacks to using the Social Security Leveling Option. Obviously,...
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Asked by Erin
Answered by Ebrahim Rad, LUTCF , CLTC , MDRT in Woodland Hills, CA
Yes, you need to be 65 years old and you will receive 50% of what your husband received. You can do it at 62 but you will loose your choice completely and it isn't wor...
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Asked by Kira Hamoudeh
Answered by Darius Slade, Health Services & Management in Richland, WA
Hi Kira, I'm guessing what you mean by "to get ahead" is financially? Social Security serves as a social safety net. Because you and one child receives some type of ...
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Asked by ajthib
Answered by Darius Slade, Health Services & Management in Richland, WA
Hi Ajthib, you ask an interesting question. First, I'm thinking you are asking about spousal retirement benefits. If so, you must be at least 62 to file. However, f...
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Asked by evaharvey27
Answered by Darius Slade, Health Services & Management in Richland, WA
Evaharvey27, great question! Many of us wonder about what we may receive in social security benefits. While I can't tell you what your specific benefit will be, I ...
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Asked by joanne6093
Answered by Darius Slade, Health Services & Management in Richland, WA
Hi Joanne, spousal benefits under social security may be up to 50% of the primary insured amount or PIA of an eligible worker. PIA is a calculated dollar amount based ...
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