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Q: Can my husband give me some of his Social Security Credits

I have been a homemaker most of my life.I am 14 credits short of collecting my SS benefits.My husband has more then he needs,can he give me some of his credits? I Do Not want to wait until he is old enough to collect,I know that,when he is I could collect half of his. He is 5 years younger than... Read more »

Eva Clement
Eva Clement
answered on Nov 6, 2013

Unfortunately, credits are not transferable between people. However you may be eligible for a spousal benefit off of your husband's record. You are correct in that you have to wait until your husband starts drawing his benefits in order to collect your spousal benefit.

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Q: I have been waiting on a decision on my SSI claim for 7yrs I still have not got a answer what do I do?
Clint Curtis
Clint Curtis
answered on Mar 28, 2013

Social Security is running about 18 months to 24 months. Probably your claim was denied and you did not receive the letter. Go to a Social Security attorney and have them file your claim. They will monitor it for you and do a professional job of presenting your case. If for some reason it is still... Read more »

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