Ask Bob: Social Security and Time Out of the Workforce

Robert Powell

Question: How can I determine what my Social Security benefits will be? I was a stay-at-home mom after my two children were born in the 1990s. My husband is 12 years older than me. He took benefits early as we had minor children. My husband was born in 1944 and I was born in 1956.

How do I determine my benefit amount if I claim now?

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