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Ask the Hammer: Do I Need to Work One More Quarter to Qualify for Social Security?

Jeffrey Levine, director of advanced planning at Buckingham Wealth Partners, discusses in this Retirement Daily video, what you need to know when you get Social Security disability benefits.

My husband is one-quarter short of being eligible for Social Security. He’s been on Social Security disability for years and he turns 65 in Feb 2021. What should he do or is it too late for him to do anything at this point besides hope for spousal benefits from my Social Security?

That's the question that Jeffrey Levine, director of advanced planning at Buckingham Wealth Partners, answered in this episode of Ask the Hammer.

Of note, if you’re receiving Social Security disability benefits, your disability benefits automatically convert to retirement benefits when you reach full retirement age but the amount remains the same. Read What You Need to Know When You Get Social Security Disability Benefits

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