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MY WIFE (DOB SEPTEMBER 53) IS 2.5 YEARS OLDER THAN ME (DOB
MY WIFE (DOB SEPTEMBER 53) IS 2.5 YEARS OLDER THAN ME (DOB APRIL 1956) … read more
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I am a full time self employed pharmacist, DOB 8/7/53. My
I am a full time self employed pharmacist, DOB 8/7/53. My wife has been a stay at home mom and does not have enough paid labor history to qualify for benefits on her own. Is there a way that I can fil… read more
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My wife was born in 1953 and is retired. I was born in 1955
My wife was born in 1953 and is retired. I was born in 1955 and intend to work another 4 Years. We intend to maximize our benefits by delaying to begin claiming then until we are age 70. Our financial… read more
Lev
Lev
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Looking to maximize social security benefits. My DOB -
My DOB - 4/2/52 Wifes DOB 5/20/52 She is no longer working and we need to apply for her benefits. I plan on working till age 70. Does file & suspend or any other strategy get us more than just her filing for her own benefits now at age 65? … read more
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I' and have been receiving ss since 62. my wife is 63 and
i' 69 and have been receiving ss since 62. my wife is 63 and about to retire. i under stand that a spousal benefit is available from ss. This benefit would be half of mine, about 1000 dollars. At 66(f… read more
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My wife is a few credits short of qualifying for her own SS
My wife is a few credits short of qualifying for her own SS check. She never really had any earning to speak of and now she's 59. I'm 61. If I delay to Age 70 to start my SS, when should my wife start… read more
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If I take my benefits ealy and suspend payments and my wife
If I take my benefits ealy and suspend payments and my wife (67) takes early benefits, does her benefit rise to 50% of my check when I start at 70?… read more
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I wanted to ask you what action you recommend to obtain the
I wanted to ask you what action you recommend to obtain the maximum SS benefit in the following scenario: I reached FRA in January of this year and received my first SS check this month. My wife will … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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I am turning age 66 in this coming April (my DOB is April
I am turning age 66 in this coming April (my DOB is April 18, 1950). My wife is now age 60 (her DOB is Nov. 11, 1955). It is my understanding that I can apply for the file and suspend benefit by April… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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My DOB = 2-7-50, my spouse = 8-14-50. She's been collecting
My DOB = 2-7-50, my spouse = 8-14-50. She's been collecting SS disability since about 2009, which I believe will turn into "regular" benefits when she reaches her FRA this August. I will delay my own … read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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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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PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
6,285 satisfied customers
My wife is going to be 66 and began taking benefits at age
My wife is going to be 66 and began taking benefits at age 62. I am 64 and plan on taking my benefits at FRA(full retirement age) 66. Someone told me that at my FRA my wife can get 1/2 of my monthly b… read more
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PDtax
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Here is the scenario: I am 63, still working and plan on
Here is the scenario: I am 63, still working and plan on working to full retirement (66). At FRA I would receive $2243 per month. My wife is 62 and not working. If she filed now for SS Benefits she wo… read more
PDtax
PDtax
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6,285 satisfied customers
My spouse is 2.5 years older than I am and is 62. I am 59.
My spouse is 2.5 years older than I am and is 62. I am 59. She has the minimal 40 quarters to qualify for her own benefits but at a low amount. I make much more and the 50% spousal benefit that does n… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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I am 75 (dob 15 Oct 1937). My wife is 65 (dob 22 Mar 1947).
I am 75 (dob 15 Oct 1937). My wife is 65 (dob 22 Mar 1947). We both started collecting SS at age 62, each based on our own work record. My benefit is more than double her benefit. We only recently lea… read more
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R. Klein, EA
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I am 62. My wife is turning 66 in March of 2013. We have
I am 62. My wife is turning 66 in March of 2013. We have called and asked SS about using a spousal benefit where my wife would file on my SS and get, I believe I am reading, 1/2 of my benefit and by d… read more
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retirementlawyer
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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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Question about how spousal benefits are deternmined in the
Question about how spousal benefits are deternmined in the foillowing senerio. I am full retirement age (66) and my wife is 64. If I do a file and suspend so she can get spousal benefits does her bene… read more
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