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Ask Rusty – No Dumb Questions About Social Security

September 21, 2020 | Presenting: Russell Gloor - AMAC Foundation Social Security Advisor

I have some questions about Social Security, but I’ve never been old before so these may be dumb questions.

  1. My 66th birthday is in October 2021; do I put in for Social Security in January 2022? Or when?
  2. I am a 30-year military retiree. Do I need to bring my DD-214 to the SSA Office when I apply?
  3. My wife has not held a job outside the home, but she has worked as hard if not harder than me running and taking care of our home and affairs when I was away a lot of the time. She turns 66 in September 2022. Can she apply for Social Security and, if so, does she get a percentage of what I get?

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