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Can Disabled Spouse Receive Benefits Early?
(Posted September 30, 2011)
Question 836: My husband is on RRB disability after working 25 years. I will start receiving Social Security disability. Would I also be entitled to anything from RRB if I'm disabled? Or would I need to wait until I'm retirement age? We're both 52.
Answer: Railroad Retirement does not pay early benefits to disabled spouses.
You will be entitled to a spouse benefit when you are 62.
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