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I turn 70 in November and will start my social security
I turn 70 in November and will start my social security benefit then. My wife turns 69 in September. Can she get one half of my benefit if she turns it on when I do? If not, can she get her own benefi… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I am seeking advice as to when my wife and i should claim
I am seeking advice as to when my wife and i should claim social security. … read more
Lev
Lev
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My wife just turned 66 and I will be 66 in August. I have
my wife just turned 66 and I will be 66 in August. I have been a higher earner so of course filing for benefits under my account will offer a higher monthly payment. However we are considering both fi… read more
Lane
Lane
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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
Lev
Lev
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What is best claiming strategy for huisband and wife where
What is best claiming strategy for huisband and wife where husband is currently 63 and higher wage earner and wife is 59 and lower and likely will claim 50% of husband at time she draws social securit… read more
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I am 63 on SSDI, my wife turns 62 in 2017 and is going to
I am 63 on SSDI, my wife turns 62 in 2017 and is going to retire. I get 1850.00 a month and she should receive 850.00 a month. How so we go about maximizing the spousal as a feature?… read more
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I am receiving ex-spousal benefits and have suspended mine.
I am receiving ex-spousal benefits and have suspended mine. I am 67 years old this May 2016 and single. My income is 180k per year until age 70 then nothing. Can I continue with this strategy, what sh… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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My wife is 66, I am 63 and 9 months. I will work until 65
My wife is 66, I am 63 and 9 months. I will work until 65 but defer SS until I am 66. My wife's SS benefit based on her quarters worked is just $422, she mostly was at home. My benefit will be maxed o… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
I'm 72, my wife is 63, can she take a spousal Social
I'm 72, my wife is 63, can she take a spousal Social Security and then at 66 switch to her own social security amount?… read more
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LawTalk
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My spouse is turning 66 in October. I do not turn 66 until
My spouse is turning 66 in October. I do not turn 66 until May. My spouse can get SS but mine is greater. What is the best strategy for us? Can my spouse file on her SS until I turn full retirement at… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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My wife started collecting SS four years ago when she was 62.
My wife started collecting SS four years ago when she was 62. I am 63 and will retire in a year and a half. I can easily delay receiving benefits until I'm 70. I know that I can make a limited claim f… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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I am 63 yrs old and a widow. I would like to start collections
I am 63 yrs old and a widow. I would like to start collections social security as I am being forced out of my job. My social security # XXXXX XXXXX My husbandIs xxxxxxxx. Can I collect his and then sw… read more
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I have been told by two financial planners that the following
I have been told by two financial planners that the following techniques can be used to help increase my lifetime income as well as survivor's benefits. Once you reach Full Retirement Age, you have th… read more
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I am 65 and will not retire for many years. My wife is 63 and
I am 65 and will not retire for many years. My wife is 63 and earns much less than me. Our basic plan is for me to wait to draw until 70 under my account, and for her to draw half of my benefit then. … read more
Loren
Loren
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My spouse and I have both worked long enough to be eligible
My spouse and I have both worked long enough to be eligible for a SS benefit. Her earnings are much lower than mine. She expects to collact a benefit at age 62 while I expect to continue working until… read more
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R. Klein, EA
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Master's Degree
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My husband and I are both 63 years old. Can I choose to claim
My husband and I are both 63 years old. Can I choose to claim spousal support benefit when I turn 66 while he continues working until age 70 without claiming any FR benefit until 70 and then can I swi… read more
Taxtom
Taxtom
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My husband and I are both 63 years old. I would like to start
My husband and I are both 63 years old. I would like to start collecting my social security benefits at age 66 ($1200/month) based on my earnings and have my husband collect half of my benefit of $600… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
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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