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My wife is already receiving her benefits on her own right.
My wife is already receiving her benefits on her own right. When I start to collect my benefit at the FRA (66+2-months), can she request to receive her benefits through me and get half of my entitleme… read more
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emc011075
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Can my wife draw her social secruity after i"ve started
Can my wife draw her social secruity after i"ve started mine? … read more
emc011075
emc011075
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My wife turns 65 this month. I am 65 now and turn 66 in
Second opinion] My wife turns 65 this month. I am 65 now and turn 66 in November. Can I file and collect 1/2 of her FRA and let my account continue to grow ? … read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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I am 1 year older then my wife and intend to collect my
I am 1 year older then my wife and intend to collect my benefits at age 70. My wife has worked and will be entitled to receive benefits on her own. Can she receive benefits at age 66(born in 1956) on … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
37,180 satisfied customers
A couple of questions: My wife already takes SS and I was
My wife already takes SS and I was wondering if she would be eligible for half of mine when I turn 66. She will already be 66. Also, if I pass away, will she be entitled to any of mine as a survivor … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
37,180 satisfied customers
I am retiring in 90 days (age 64) but holding off taking SS
I am retiring in 90 days (age 64) but holding off taking SS until 66. My wife is a retired teach 2 years younger than I am. We plan on living off of her retirement and 401K income until I start taking… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
37,180 satisfied customers
In May of this year i get divorced. Does my ex wife get any
In May of this year i get divorced. Does my ex wife get any of my SS benefits when she retires … read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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I will start collecting my social security July 1, 2018 at
I will start collecting my social security July 1, 2018 at the age of 65. My wife has been collecting for 2 years. she is now 65 and will turn 66 in may 2018. My benefit draw is about 1-1/2 times hers… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
37,180 satisfied customers
My wife is 64 and collecting Social Security...I just turned
my wife is 64 and collecting Social Security...I just turned 62 and am going to wait until I am 66 to start collecting. My wife was a stay at home mother and is only collecting $400 a month. Now that … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
37,180 satisfied customers
I will be 66 in July, 2018. Thus January 2018 will be the
I will be 66 in July, 2018. Thus January 2018 will be the year of my full retirement age (born in 1952). I am thinking about taking my SS starting in January. My benefit- at age 65, 0 months is $2389 … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
37,180 satisfied customers
If I am 66 YO but still working [not collecting SS], and my
If I am 66 YO but still working [not collecting SS], and my spouse is 64 YO and still working....Can one or the other collect half of the other's SS benefit now? … read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
19,868 satisfied customers
I am 78 and started my SS benefits at 70 and it is now
I am 78 and started my SS benefits at 70 and it is now $3,072 mo. My wife was born 1/11/54. Based on my benefit, how much would her benefits be if she started taking SS : (1) 6/1/17 or (2) 3/1/19, Tha… read more
Stephen G.
Stephen G.
Sr Financial & Tax Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,202 satisfied customers
My wife is going to semi-retire (collect SS and work part
My wife is going to semi-retire (collect SS and work part time) at 63. Her benefit at FRA would have been $1440/month. Since she is taking an early benefit, she'll only collect approx $1150/month. She… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
19,868 satisfied customers
My spouse is receiving benefits based on her work. I am as
My spouse is receiving benefits based on her work. I am as well. She had to take disability benefits early due to health issues. Can she increase her benefits by also taking a partial draw based on my… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
My wife is 67, born 1948 and started collecting her full SS
My wife is 67, born 1948 and started collecting her full SS benefits (around $1000) at age 66. I just turned 66 ( born 12/1949) and just stated collecting spousal benefits (around $500/month) based on… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
Under the restricted application law will this work? My wife
Under the restricted application law will this work? My wife is 62 can she start drawing SS today, and i am 68 can I apply a restricted application for spousal benefits, leaving my credits to grow to … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
37,180 satisfied customers
I started collecting SS at age 62, now age 70. My spouse is
I started collecting SS at age 62, now age 70. My spouse is age 62 and SS office advised her to start collecting spousal benefit at age 63 (she has no work record). With the age difference, my concern… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
My wife us 62 and collecting a reduced social security
My wife us 62 and collecting a reduced social security benefit. I am 67 and collecting a full much higher benefit. We have been married more than 10 years. If I die, how is her new benefit calculated … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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