Should I File for Social Security on My Own Record First and Spousal Benefits Later?

The highest spousal benefit is 50% of her husband’s primary insurance amount, or PIA, the retirement benefit he is entitled to at his full retirement age of 67, according to Martha Shedden, the co-founder and president of the National Association of Registered Social Security Analysts.

Published by Pamela Kweller, RSSA®

Pamela Kweller is the Content & Community Manager at RSSA. She is also certified as a Registered Social Security Analyst®. The mission of RSSA is to help Americans get the maximum Social Security income they have earned, enabling them to enjoy their lives more fully. Contact Pamela: