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My wife and I have been married 40 years. past two years we

My wife and I have been married 40 years. For the past two years we have been legally separated. I began collecting my benefit at 62. It is approximately $1,825 month. My wife is still working and does plan on taking her Social Security until 65. She is now 63. It is understanding that she could collect one half of my benefit, $912 per month, continue working and watch her monthly benefit grow every year until she fully retires.Am I correct and would I be eligible for one half of her benefit should she decide to take her full benefit at let's say 65?

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TaxRobin

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I worked non-SS school districts years. Before the laws

I worked for 2 non-SS school districts for 30 years. Before the laws changed concerning drawing both pension and spousal SS benefits, I worked for a district that did withhold SS, then retired. At the time, this was a legal loophole that would allow me to have my pension, AND spousal SS benefit. Has this changed?

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Lane

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I've been married and divorced twice, my second husband

I've been married and divorced twice, my second husband died, can I get benefits from my first husband at age 66

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I will be 70 in 3months. I am still working and plan to

I will be 70 in 3months. I am still working and plan to continue working for the foreseeable future. I earn high six figure income. I am a widower. I have been dating a woman 9 years younger than me for the past ten years. She is self-employed and reports minimal income. It appears that she can expect about $1,000 per month from SS if she retires at retirement age. I am entitled to maximum SS benefits as far as I can tell. What is the best way for me to protect my benefits and secure maximum benefits for my girlfriend (who I am prepared to marry in order to provide her with my SS benefits)?

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lev-tax

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I am 73. I want to marry a younger woman. She is self

I am 73. I want to marry a younger woman. She is self employed and eligible to very limited SS benefits and too young for Medicare.After marriage, if I die is she eligible to my benefits in any way.

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emc011075

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I am a retired male educator now 75, who also qualified have

I am a retired male educator now 75, who also qualified for and have been receiving reduced SS benefits(WEP) since age 62. My spouse is eligible to start collecting her full SS retirement benefit next year at age 66 which exceeds my benefit. Am I able to apply for and receive a spousal benefit based on her work record which would increase my current benefit up to 50% of hers at that time?

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emc011075

Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent

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I got married at 60 to a man who is 70. At 62 can I collect

I got married at 60 to a man who is 70. At 62 can I collect my social security benefits from my husband?

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Lane

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Doctoral Degree

 
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My xhusband has been receiving SS and retirement benefits

My xhusband has been receiving SS and retirement benefits since 2015 he is 68. We were married for twenty years and have two children. I am 60 when can I apply for SS benefits, I currently work full time.

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lev-tax

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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent

 
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Explain Widow Benefits

Explain Widow Benefits

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TaxRobin

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