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When i die does my second wife, whom i am married to for 20
when i die does my second wife, whom i am married to for 20 yrs, get my check … read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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I am 65 and still working as a surgeon, I am planning to
I am 65 and still working as a surgeon, I am planning to work to age 67. My wife is 67 and has enough credits to receive about $1122/month or about $1500 at age 70. A friend told us my wife should tak… read more
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My wife started getting social security at age 65 and she
My wife started getting social security at age 65 and she gets approximately $700 a month. I am 68.5 and plan to wait until I am 70. At that point I should receive about $3500 a month. Two questions, … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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My sss received monthly is 1500 a mo and my wife receives
My sss received monthly is 1500 a mo and my wife receives 700 or about half from what i get. I have cancer and want to what my wife will receive if i die … read more
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PDtax
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Husband A (retired) gets $36,000 per year in SS benefits.
Husband A (retired) gets $36,000 per year in SS benefits. Wife B … read more
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Lane
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If I retire a FRA and my wife retires at 62, when I die will
If I retire a FRA and my wife retires at 62, when I die will she get my full retirement or a percentage based on the early retirement? … read more
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Loren
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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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Spousal benefits. I am drawing full retirement benefits. My
I am drawing full retirement benefits. My wife will be age 62 this year and has no earnings record. I understand she can apply for reduced spousal benefits when 62 . But, when I die, can she then opt for my SSA benefit? Or, is she forever stuck with the reduced benefit? … read more
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Lev
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I'm 78 and receiving SS payments each month. This month my
I'm 78 and receiving SS payments each month. This month my wife who is 62 will start receiving her monthly payments. If one of us die before the other what does the spouse receive in monthly benefits?… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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My wife is retired but has not started getting SS benefits.
My wife is retired but has not started getting SS benefits. If she starts now at age 62, and I work until I am 70 (I am 63 now). When I die will she the amount of my maximum benefit, or will she be pe… read more
Lev
Lev
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Can i collect spousal benefit from my wife, I am 66 and not
she is still working and will make over 16,000 per year… read more
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emc011075
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My wife is 64 and I am 63 so we are not yet on so social
My wife is 64 and I am 63 so we are not yet on so social security. We do not need the money so we could wait till 70. We are both in good health and with G-d's help we will live into our 80's. At 66 I… read more
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I am 78 and getting about 1900 month ss pmts how much would
I am 78 and getting about 1900 month ss pmts how much would my wife born 7/30/1957 of this amount after she is age 66 +2 months after I die?? would she get any lump sum death benefit from soc sec afte… read more
Lane
Lane
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I am 77 and am getting about $1200 SS. My wife is 70 and
I am 77 and am getting about $1200 SS. My wife is 70 and gets about $700. We live in California. If I die before she does, can she get some of my SS? … read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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My wife and I both receive SS Retirement Benefits. My wife
My wife and I both receive SS Retirement Benefits. My wife starting taking benefits when she reached her full retirement age. She is still working and is age 68. I took my social security at age 62 an… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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, I am 65 and my wife 62. She is thinking of drawing
I am 65 and my wife 62. She is thinking of drawing her SS benefit 2000.00 per month. I am in declining health but have a larger SS benefit about 3500.00 month which I have not filed for. Should I die could she take a survivor benefit based on my benefit amount. How would that affect the growth of benefit etc.. … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
I am 80 and my wife is 60 years old. Example: I receive $2,000
I am 80 and my wife is 60 years old. Example: I receive $2,000 a month. When my wife is 66 she will receive$1,500 a month of her own SS. Should she decide at age 62 to receive 50% of my SS and then at… read more
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R. Klein, EA
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Master's Degree
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WHEN A MAN AND WOMAN GET DIVORCED, CAN THE SPOUSE WITH THE
WHEN A MAN AND WOMAN GET DIVORCED, CAN THE SPOUSE WITH THE LOWER SS INCOME CHOOSE TO DRAW SS BASED ON THE OTHER SPOUSE'S SS? AND IF SO, CAN THAT SPOUSE DRAW THE SAME AMOUNT AS THE HIGHER SS PAYMENT SP… read more
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