AARP Wobbles on Social Security Benefit Cuts

According to SSA.gov:

  • • If full retirement age is 65, a spouse can get 37.5 percent of the worker's unreduced benefit at age 62;
  • • If full retirement age is 66, a spouse can get 35 percent of the worker's unreduced benefit at age 62;
  • • If full retirement age is 67, a spouse can get 32.5 percent of the worker's unreduced benefit at age 62.
Eligibility for Current Spouses: One year of marriage.

How to contact the Social Security Administration: Call 1800-772-1213 or visit www.socialsecurity.gov.

Calculations are based on full retirement benefits of $1,000.

Age Social Security Check Percentage You'll Receive
66 $1,000 100%
65 $933 93.3%
64 $867 86.7%
63 $800 80%
62 $750 75%

Calculations are based on a spouse's full retirement benefits of $1,000.

Age Social Security Check Percentage You'll Receive
66 $500 50%
65 $458 45.8%
64 $417 41.7%
63 $375 37.5%
62 $350 35%

Page
  • 1
  • |
  • 2
Join the Discussion
You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer. Please click here to upgrade your browser in order to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
You Might Also Like...