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Can My Spouse And I At Age 84 Maximize Out Social Security?

Can I and my spouse at 84 years old maximize out Social Security?

Hi. I'm not sure what you mean. If you and your spouse are in your 80s and collecting Social Security benefits, then you're probably getting as much as you can get. It's possible that you may qualify for additional benefits, but there's not enough information in your question for me to know if that's a possibility.

If you're concerned about your Social Security running out, though, that's not a problem. Social Security retirement benefits are basically like a lifetime annuity, so they don't stop if a person lives too long.

Best, Jerry

Apr 18 2022 - 12:14pm
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