Social Security Matters

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by AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor 

Ask Rusty - Spousal Benefits Lost Dear Rusty: I took my Social Security at 62 since I had to stop working to care for my mom when I was 57. I was widowed at the time but remarried when I was 58 1/2 years old. I collected on my own work record, which was low. Why didn’t I get half of my present husband’s benefit when he started benefits at his full retirement age? I am 70 now. Will I get his full Social Security if he dies before me? Signed: Missing Benefits


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