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Can I Draw Off Of My First Husand And Then Switch To Drawing Off Of My Last Husband When He Turns Age 62?

I have been married twice for more than 10 years and divorced. My last husband was the largest earner, but he is 10 years younger than me. Can I draw off my first husband and switch to drawing off my last husband when he turns 62? Thanks for the advice!

Hi. Yes, assuming that you meet the eligibility requirements (, you could potentially collect divorced spousal benefits on one ex-husband's account initially and then switch to drawing on another ex-husband's record at a later date.

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Best, Jerry

Jun 21 2022 - 12:19pm
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