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At age 70 my social security statement reads my monthly
At age 70 my social security statement reads my monthly benefit will be $3600. My wife is 2 years younger than I am. She has been a homemaker and has not had a job for many years. Her social security … read more
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My wife has not worked very much, she was mostly a homemaker
My wife has not worked very much, she was mostly a homemaker raising our kids. Is she eligible for Social Security benefits? … read more
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Lane
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My husband was born on Feb. 17, 1953. My birthday is Oct.
My husband was born on Feb. 17, 1953. My birthday is ***** 10, 1954. We are both still working full-time. He plans to work until he is 70, and I would like to quit working at 66. Can he collect spousa… read more
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Lane
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I'm turning 66 on june 10, 2017. My wife turns 66 on July
I'm turning 66 on june 10, 2017. My wife turns 66 on July 17, 2017. … read more
Lev
Lev
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My wife started receiving her benefits at age 66. I will
My wife started receiving her benefits at age 66. I will start receiving my benefits at age 70. Can my wife suspend her benefits now and file for spousal benefits when I start my benefits ?… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
36,538 satisfied customers
I will be 62 in 2018 and my wife (homemaker) will be 54. In
I will be 62 in 2018 and my wife (homemaker) will be 54. In 2018 we will still have 4 home schooled children ages 12,14,16, & 18. What would best maximize our SS?… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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Both my wife and I contributed to ssi and medicare our whole
Both my wife and I contributed to ssi and medicare our whole working lives. I am currently unemployed, my wife is still working. I am 62 (12/2015), she will be 62 this may. We do not plan to file for … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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I turn 66 next week, 2/20/16, and I have applied retirement
I turn 66 next week, 2/20/16, and I have applied for my retirement benefit ($2551/month) since I am at FRA. My wife, age 62, is eligible for retirement benefit, although it would only be around $900/m… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
12,493 satisfied customers
I am 68 and began receiving benefits in June of 2015, I also
I am 68 and began receiving benefits in June of 2015, I also retired from my full time job. My wife is 65 and working full time and plans to do so for a while yet. Can she "file and suspend" then file… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
12,493 satisfied customers
I'm 67 soon 68, my wide is 65, we both still work year or
i'm 67 soon 68, my wide is 65, we both still work for another year or two. i've read all kinds of strategies to apply for ss. What's best way to go and how to go about it… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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12,493 satisfied customers
I will turn 66 in 2017, which will be my full retirement
I will turn 66 in 2017, which will be my full retirement age. A gentleman told me this morning that my wife could receive 1/2 of the husband's monthly SS income if we applied for it this year (2016) b… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
12,493 satisfied customers
I was born 5-7-1949 and my wife 3/5/1951--we would like to
I was born 5-7-1949 and my wife 3/5/1951--we would like to file and suspend and then draw a spousal benefit from each others account--I know some changes are coming --can we still do this and would it… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
36,538 satisfied customers
My wife is on disability -- she will be 63 in March. She
My wife is on disability -- she will be 63 in March. She works now so has no disability payments. When she retires in June, she has to options: 1) to continue to be on the disability (should she quali… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,375 satisfied customers
My wife and I are getting divorced. I am 64 and initiated social
My wife and I are getting divorced. I am 64 and initiated social security benefits to start. SS issues me a personal check each month based on my contributions over 35 years, and issues my wife a chec… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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My wife and I are both 63. Our plan is to file at 66
My wife and I are both 63. Our plan is for me to file at 66 and suspend until age 70, with my wife taking 50 % spousal benefits when she turns 66 shortly after. She does currently qualify for a small … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,375 satisfied customers
A working spouse is about to reach 70 years of age. She never
A working spouse is about to reach 70 years of age. She never applied for spousal benefits on her husband's Social Security. The husband is 80 years of age. Can she now request the spousal benefits sh… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
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My question is about the apply and suspend rules. My wife is
My question is about the apply and suspend rules. My wife is 3 years younger than me. I am 63. We have both worked all our lives and therefore both eligible for our own benefits. My question. Can I ap… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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Our question involves filing for SS benefits as a spouse first
Our question involves filing for SS benefits as a spouse first and on your own later. I turn 70 in September, and will file for benefits for the first time then. My wife turns 66 in October, and has n… read more
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Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
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