Karen R Pierson As a spouse, you can claim a Social Security benefit based on your own earnings record, or collect a spousal benefit in the amount of 50% of your spouse’s Social Security benefit, but not both. You are automatically entitled to receive whichever benefit provides you the higher monthly amount. Karen R Pierson If you are disabled you can collect your husbands social security at age 55. Joker I Hate People. If you are SSD disabled you can collect both until I believe 64 & then must choose the higher of the two payments.
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Your children if minors will get part of his social security until the age of 18. If they are under 16, you also get a part of his social security until your youngest reaches 16. If you are SSI disabled you can’t get both. and need to apply for SSD. Something is not right in your entire post. If you have been misled by SS, seek an attorney to help. You must be diagnosed disabled and file it with Social Security to have your disability recognized. A private disability insurance company disability won’t be recognized by SS, you must qualify with the government. If you are not legally recognized as disabled, you can begin your widow SS benefits, drawing your husbands FULL benefit at the age of 60. You need to apply 3 months BEFORE your 60th birthday. There is no back pay on this benefit. You can take his SS benefit until 64. At that time you must choose either to keep his or take yours. Which ever one is the highest. Frances Tornese Ofs Qm no above I have posted how it works. Been there done this and just started getting my widows benefits last year. Carl Contreras do you thing a FB page is the place to get these answers? Joker I Hate People. Seriously they are in black and white on the SS site, clear, concise and easy to understand. The lady is lost and needs clear advice. I’ve answered her questions as a widow. Your hate helps nothing. Grow up and I pray you never are widowed, confused and treated with this childish stupidity.