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I am 63, retired, and going to start Social Security
I am 63, retired, and going to start Social Security benefits. My spouse is also retired, age 58. Is there any strategy to maximize our social security benefits? … read more
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I turned 66 in December 2019, my husband will turn 62 in
I turned 66 in December 2019, my husband will turn 62 in August 2020. Can I claim spousal benefit in Aug 2020 and obtain 50% of my husband's projected full retirement benefit while allowing my benefit… read more
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How do we apply increase in our social security payments?
How do we apply for an increase in our social security payments? My husband and I were both born in 1939 and are eligible for an increase since both of us have continuously worked since age 18… read more
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I am 70 yrs old and have social security benefits cut 1/3 by
I am 70 yrs old and have social security benefits cut 1/3 by windfall elimination act due to a state retirement. Also, I want to file for benefits. What are the benefits we must file for before April … read more
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I am 65 years old DOB 4/5/1951. My wife is 66 years old, DOB
I am 65 years old DOB 4/5/1951. My wife is 66 years old, DOB 6/17/49. She began collecting social security benefits 1/2016. I would like to start collecting spousal benefits, so I can wait until I'm 7… read more
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I am 62 and on disability. My husband turns 66 on 5/11/16.
I am 62 and on disability. My husband turns 66 on 5/11/16. Can he file for his full retirement and then suspend before 4/29/16 and then would I be able to file for half his benefits NOW without losing… read more
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I am 66 and drawing SS ($1913/mo). My wife turns 65 in April
I am 66 and drawing SS ($1913/mo). My wife turns 65 in April and is projected for around $1100/mo. It seems the new law might impact our ability to maximize our SS. Is there something we can do before… read more
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I am 67 and wanted to wait until age 70 to retire; however,
I am 67 and wanted to wait until age 70 to retire; however, I understand that I will lose some benefits due to congressional changes starting in May, How will I be affected?… read more
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PhillipsEsq.
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If my spouse and I are both presently 62, both turning 63 in
If my spouse and I are both presently 62, both turning 63 in the fall of 2016, would the Final Suspend Maneuver as a Retirement Strategy work for us. We have heard that one of us must be 66 for this p… read more
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There is lots of news about "file and suspend" and spousal
There is lots of news about "file and suspend" and spousal benefits (apparently changing April 30, 2016). My wife is almost 67 (March 1949) and I am 64 (September 1951). We both have worked for more t… read more
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In light of the recently changed law, I am confused about
In light of the recently changed law, I am confused about the impact on my wife (Petra) and me (Matt). Matt's DOB: Jan 11, 1947 (currently age 69) Petra's DOB: Aug 3, 1950 (currently age 65) In Jan 20… read more
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Is there a need to apply before April of 2016 because of
Is there a need to apply for ss before April of 2016 because of some new rules coming in April?… read more
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Myself and my wife both collect social security our ages are
Myself and my wife both collect social security our ages are 64 and 63 we started to collect at 62.We both retired at the same time from Walt Disney world. We only collect $718.00 for my wife and $791… read more
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I am a 66 year old full-time RN. My husband is 64,on my
I am a 66 year old full-time RN. My husband is 64,on my insurance,a musician who is financially independent. My plan is to work until age 68 until my husband can get on medicare. I would like to hold … read more
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I will be 66 in November, my wife will be 61 in February. My
I will be 66 in November, my wife will be 61 in February. My current monthly benefit would be at 66 $2,591, at 70 $3,492. My wife's monthly benefit would be at 62 $995, at 66 $1,383 and at 70 $1,842. … read more
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My wife is 64 and we started her getting her benefit of $170
My wife is 64 and we started her getting her benefit of $170 a month as soon as she turned 62. I am 66 and plan to suspend my benefits to age 70. I think we made a mistake by starting my wife 2 years … read more
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I am a male. By birth date is 04/23/1945. I expect to work
I am a male. By birth date is 04/23/1945. I expect to work to age 70. My current estimated SS at age is $2,617, and at age 70 is $3,329. I will earn about $225,000 per year until age 70. My spouse's b… read more
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I am 62 and plan to claim social security benefits at 70. My
I am 62 and plan to claim social security benefits at 70. My wife is 65 and claimed SS benefits at 63 on her own account. I am the high earner between us, and she had planned to switch to a spousal cl… read more
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