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Social Security and divorced spouses

My ex-husband is 60 years old. I am 62. Can I file for benefits now based on his work record? No. Most workers need to be at least 62 years old to file for Social Security retirement benefits. (Exceptions include survivors and people with disabilities.) That requirement applies to divorced spouses, too. Before you can…

The 7 most common Social Security mistakes

“Social Security is a complicated element of anyone’s retirement plan. Here are the most common mistakes individuals tend to make and how to avoid them.” by Scot Landborg. 1. Turning on Social Security at 62 while you’re still working. 2. Not utilizing the restricted application strategy (if you are eligible). 3. Remarrying without understanding the…