Can you do the restrictive spousal benefit if you wait until full Social Security retirement age?
My wife is German, but is a resident alien of the US. Will she be entitled to a Social Security benefit even though she has not worked in the US?
If a wife passes no later than 12-31-14, does her husband continue to receive a spousal benefit, after she passes?
Will your spouse get a survivor’s benefit from your civil service annuity? In same cases, you may be surprised to find that the answer is “no”. A group has asked OPM to notify all Civil Service Retirement System participants about a provision that is unknown to many and that could result in a spouse not getting this important benefit.