Can I collect Social Security spouse’s benefits on my wife’s record?

Today’s column addresses questions about spouse benefits, return to work after disability benefits, retirement benefits before survivor benefits, and the decrease in what is considered substantial covered earnings due to the closing of the coronavirus. Larry Kotlikoff is a professor of economics at Boston University and founder and president of Economic Security Planning, Inc., which markets Maximize My Social Security and MaxiFi Planner.

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