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I am 65 but do not plan to take Social security benefits
I am 65 but do not plan to take Social security benefits until age 70. My wife turns 65 this month. My social security amount is much greater than hers so it is my understanding that she can claim 50%… read more
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emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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I am collectioning Social Security now, my wife is 60 and
I am collectioning Social Security now, my wife is 60 and disabled but didn't work long enough to get enough credits to qualify for Social Security benefits, can she collect part of what I get? … read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
20,425 satisfied customers
Both my wife and I are retired and have been taking our SS
Both my wife and I are retired and have been taking our SS my question is my ss is $1628 on my retirement income and my wife's based on her employment is $773 shouldn't she be taking my spousal in pla… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
39,329 satisfied customers
My question pertains to Social Security Benefits and whether
Hello, my question pertains to Social Security Benefits and whether the recent changes in the laws still permits me to do the following. I am 66, my spouse is 61. I would like to delay my benefit star… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
I am 67 and my wife is 65. I have not yet filed security
I am 67 and my wife is 65. I have not yet filed for Social security Benefits, my wife filed for her benefits at 62. My wife has now been on benefit for 32 months. Can my wife stop taking benefits now?… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
13,460 satisfied customers
I currently collect social security. My wife is still
I currently collect social security. My wife is still working but turned 62. She would like to suspend filing for her own benefits but was told that during that suspension she would be entitled to col… read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
6,016 satisfied customers
Wife filed own retirement benefits at age 62, receiving a
Wife filed for her own retirement benefits at age 62, receiving a reduced benefit amount. If she suspends her own benefits at her Full Retirement Age (66) then claims Spousal Benefits from her husband… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
3,071 satisfied customers
My wife will be 62 on January 1, 2017. Her benefit based on
My wife will be 62 on January 1, 2017. Her benefit based on her earnings at 62 is $843 per month. I am planning on waiting until age 70 to claim my benefit, which is projected to be $3,480 per month a… read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
6,016 satisfied customers
My wife died 8/9/15 at age 65. At age 62 she began drawing
My wife died 8/9/15 at age 65. At age 62 she began drawing her social security. I am 66 and still employed and not drawing any benefits on my account. Am I entitled to her social security?… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
6,016 satisfied customers
Husband is Age 66 and Spouse is Age 62.... Husband will File
Husband is Age 66 and Spouse is Age 62.... Husband will File and restrict, so he can defer taking his social security until age 70. Can the Spouse take her Social Security at Age 62 (now).... Then sto… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
3,071 satisfied customers
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
3,379 satisfied customers
Sorry about the length. Assume you have: Husband (H) age
Sorry about the length. Assume you have: Husband (H) age 66 with full retirement benefit = $2,400; Spouse (S) age 62 full retirement = $900. I pick the 4 year spread and "larger" benefit discrepancy o… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
16,632 satisfied customers
Hi: I am planning to retire next Septemebr 2014 at age 67
Hi: I am planning to retire next Septemebr 2014 at age 67 - one year beyond my full SS eligibility. At that time, I will be eligible for approx. $2,900 monthly. My wife will be age 62 at that same tim… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
16,632 satisfied customers
My wife will be 62.5 when she retires (July 2014). I will be
My wife will be 62.5 when she retires (July 2014). I will be 66. We plan on my wife taking her SS at 62.5 (estimated at $12,500 per year, $16,000 if she waited until 66) and I will take spousal benefi… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
16,632 satisfied customers
I am 77 and my wife is 57. She has worked all of her life
I am 77 and my wife is 57. She has worked all of her life and will be eligible, I beleive, for Social Security when she is 67. When she turns 62 will she be able to claim spousal benefit and receive h… read more
R. Klein, EA
R. Klein, EA
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Master's Degree
3,225 satisfied customers
I am retired with ss disability. I get about $2200 a month.
I am retired with ss disability. I get about $2200 a month. I am 71 years old. My wife works full time and will be 62 , 5/23 /2013. Can she get spousal benefits at 62 and change to her own ss payments… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,612 satisfied customers
I am 70, soon to be 71, and my wife is 70 and we took social
I am 70, soon to be 71, and my wife is 70 and we took social security when we 62. My benefit is 23,468 and hers is 8,298. A financial planner told us she should be elgible to receive 1/2 of my benefit… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,612 satisfied customers
I am 70 years old and just about to receive my first benefit
I am 70 years old and just about to receive my first benefit payment. My wife will turn 62 in June. She is entitled to a small benefit on her own work history. When she turns 66 she will be entitled t… read more
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dylatess
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