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Bride Eligible for Spouse Annuity After Married for One Year Even Though Rail Worker Has Retired
(Posted August 6, 2012)
Question 894: My rail worker boyfriend is now retired. If we marry, would I be eligible for benefits at age 60, even though he is retired?
Answer: You will first be eligible for a Spouse Annuity after you have been married for a year. The fact that your husband-to-be is retired has no effect on your eligibility.
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