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I am 66 and have started taking SSA in January. I am drawing

I am 66 and have started taking SSA in January. I am drawing close to the maximum benifit.I have two tax deferred accounts(401K and Sep). Are these accounts considered earned income and will I have to pay income tax on my SSA benefits if they are over $32,000 per year

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My wife filed very late for receiving spouse benefits (half

My wife filed very late for receiving spouse benefits (half of my SS). The SS administrator said that she is entitled to a maximum of 7 months retroactive. She was fully eligible 28 months ago. Is their any way to obtain the benefits for the 21 months they say she is not entitled to just because she filled late.

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Lane, I hope I'm doing this correctly now. If I take my

Hi Lane,I hope I'm doing this correctly now. If I take my benefits now, can my wife take spousal benefits at some point without penalty? I will be 64 on 12/6/16. My wife will be 64 in 10/29/16. She plans to retire sometime after age 66.Thanks,Greg

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I was married for 34 years, divorced for 16 years, I receive

I was married for 34 years, divorced for 16 years, I receive social security on my own earnings now, but if he should die, can I claim his because it would be more than mine

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My husband passed away 8/13 age 65...he was on medicare and

my husband passed away 8/13 age 65...he was on medicare and supplement but had not started taking his social security...waiting until his birthday this october. will I be entitled to receive his social security as his widow. I only work part time and will be 64 in november and now i've lost his income net $4000 @ month?

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My wife is 67, has never worked do to an accident 28 years

My wife is 67, has never worked do to an accident 28 years ago. I am 63 and am waiting until i am 66 to get my full social security. Is my wife eligible now to receive social security benefits, though I am still working? Also, if she can, will affect my social security when I start?

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I married in 1973 and divorced in 2002. My ex wife

I married in 1973 and divorced in 2002. My ex wife re-married. after ten years she divorced her second husband. she has very little work history. I plan to begin receiving benefits in January 2017 at age 62. My ex wife will turn 62 in January. Can she receive benefits based on my income? Will it affect the amount of my benefit?

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My husband has filed to start receiving benefits on his

My husband has filed to start receiving benefits on his birthday November 4th we currently have a child who is 14 years old how do we go about getting benefits for her and am I his spouse also able to get benefits until she is 16JA: These retirement benefits are supposed to help us but they can be so complicated! The Retirement Expert will help you get the most benefits propertly. Is there anything else the Retirement Accountant should be aware of?Customer: No other questions

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I have clients husband 66 wife 65 he plans to file and take

I have clients husband 66 wife 65 he plans to file and take full SS benefits at FRA - can hsi wife - who hase never worked outside the home, file at the same time for a 60% spousal benefit? So example: he gets 2000, she gets 1000 for total houshold benefits of 3000? And does her spousal benefit go away when he dies?

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