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At moment, my wife and myself over 70 and get social
At moment, my wife and myself over 70 and get social security, and my wife's SS benefit amount is less than half of my benefit. Can she ask benefit to get half of my benefit ? … read more
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Lev
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I am 70 years old, and have been collecting Social Security
I am 70 years old, and have been collecting Social Security since age 65. My husband is 64, and has been collecting retirement since since he could no longer work due to health, and was retired since … read more
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Lev
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Husband and wife both draw Social Security based on their
Husband and wife both draw Social Security based on their own employment records. I recently read that if one spouse's payment was less than half of the other spouse, the one drawing less could claim … read more
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Lev
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When my signed up for her ss, it was close tp one half of
When my signed up for her ss, it was close tp one half of mine, so they told her to take her own. Now we see a disparity in what she receives versus half of mine. Can she change? … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I was wondering if I could get my Ex-husband's amount of
I was wondering if I could get my Ex-husband's amount of monthly social security in stead of mine. we were married for 48 years and divorced 5 years ago. His monthly amount is higher than mine … read more
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Lev
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I am divorced fro three years now from wife of 43 years. We
I am divorced fro three years now from wife of 43 years. We are very amicable. We took her SS early at her age 62. I took mine at full retirement age of 66. I'm now 69, she is 66. We were hoping to ge… read more
Lev
Lev
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I took my SS out -Dianne T Dowd My former husband of 38
I took my SS out -Dianne T Dowd My former husband of 38 years just quit driving School Bus - I was told when he took his out mine would go up because of th added years he worked. … read more
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Lev
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My wife is not working and could collect ss now at 65. if
My wife is not working and could collect ss now at 65. if she does will her benefit increase to 50% of mine when I retire and would that be the best solution. Her max is FRA beefit would be less than … read more
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Dr. Fiona Chen
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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
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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My wife born in 1951 is receiving ss that is less than half
my wife born in 1951 is receiving ss that is less than half my ss. is she entitled to half of mine? … read more
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Lev
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I'm 62, DOB 8-16-54 and my wife is 63, DOB 12-11-53. My wife
I'm 62, DOB 8-16-54 and my wife is 63, DOB 12-11-53. My wife will get approx $635 per month on her SS. I was wondering if she could take spousal SS which I believe is higher than hers would be since s… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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A pal said that when I start collecting SS my wife will get
A pal said that when I start collecting SS my wife will get an amount equal to 1/2 of my monthly payments. She is already collecting and at a lower rate so that would be good news if true. Is this cor… read more
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emc011075
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I started taking ss retirement at full retirement age of 66
I started taking ss retirement at full retirement age of 66 and my wife took her own retirement benefit at about the same time only she took it at age 62. Her benefit is less than half of mine. Can sh… read more
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No dependent children. Husband age 74 collecting 2372/mo.
No dependent children. Husband age 74 collecting 2372/mo. Wife age 64 on own earnings can collect 1336/mo now or 1572/mo at age 66. Assume she starts collecting now giving family income of 3709/mo (is… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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FACTS: 1. Husband's date of birth: November 10, 1943. 2.
FACTS: 1. Husband's date of birth: November 10, 1943. 2. Wife's date of birth: June 1, 1949. 3. Husband started receiving pension at age 70 and currently receives $3,057 per month. 4. Wife's current p… read more
CGCPA
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My wife worked and started her social security at age 62,
My wife worked and started her social security at age 62, and receives less than 50%of my social security. My sister-in-law didn't work and gets 50% of her spouse's social security and is more than my… read more
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dylatess
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I am 64 years Old. My wife is 66 years old. She has quit her
I am 64 years Old. My wife is 66 years old. She has quit her job and wants to collect her social security. She wanted to collect under my account. I do not want to apply for SS before 66 because of th… read more
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R. Klein, EA
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Master's Degree
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we started to colect ss when we were 62. my husband is now
we started to colect ss when we were 62. my husband is now 77 and i'm 74. should i be getting half of his ss? i did work and did not earn anything near my husband.… read more
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