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Spouse Benefits When Rail Worker Has Less Than 30 Years
(Posted February 24, 2003)
Question 218: My husband is getting a Disability Annuity from Railroad Retirement. He is 63 and has 26 years of rail credits. I'm almost 60. Can I receive Spouse benefits at 60?
Answer: You will not qualify for Spouse benefits until you're 62. That's the earliest age for a Spouse to receive benefits when the rail worker has less than 30 years of rail credits.
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