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My wife turns 62 on January 30. We would like for her to
My wife turns 62 on January 30. We would like for her to start her social security benefits. We are going to invest them in our Real Estate business. A friend of mine is doing the same thing. He told … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
38,357 satisfied customers
I don't think my wife is getting the correct amount of
I don't think my wife is getting the correct amount of social security. She took her benefit at age 62. Her PIA was 692.00.I took my benefit at age 66. my FRA was 2326.00. If you take 50% of mine and … read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
5,865 satisfied customers
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
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
5,865 satisfied customers
My wife and I are 73 YEARS old. My wife worked a short time
my wife and I are 73 YEARS old. My wife worked a short time when we first married. I am retired and collect over $2000 a month from my contributions My wife, however, receives only $250 a month from h… read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
5,865 satisfied customers
If done before full retirement for both of us it causes the
if done before full retirement for both of us it causes the excess spousal benefit to come into play. please define this for me in this situation./ thank… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
20,203 satisfied customers
My wife applied and received ss when she was 66...amount was
Yes My wife applied and received ss when she was 66...amount was $341..I applied in 2015 at age 66 and was awarded $1838...my wife received a letter at same time saying she would receive $833.50 as wife and $385.50 from her own record and would receive these 2 benefits in 1 check... this has been paid for the last 2.5 years. Recently she got notice from SSA saying they calculated her payment incorrectly and she is only entitled to $852.80...your thoughts? … read more
Stephen G.
Stephen G.
Sr Financial & Tax Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,248 satisfied customers
When can my wife get half of my benifits, my wife took her
my wife took her benefits at 62. i took mine at 65, when does she get half of mine. … read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
20,203 satisfied customers
Spouse just turned 62. Should she start collecting her
Spouse just turned 62. Should she start collecting her benefit. I am 65 and still working and plan to start collecting at 66. Can my spouse then start collecting my spousal benefit at that time and st… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
20,203 satisfied customers
My wife started collecting social security at 63 based on her
My wife started collecting social security at 63 based on her own earnings. The amount came out to 700.00. I'm 62 and always paid maximum social security tax. My estimate at 66 from social security is… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
13,460 satisfied customers
My spouse is 65 and collects her own social security (since
My spouse is 65 and collects her own social security (since she turned 62).He she reaches age 66, is she eligible for 50% of my current social security benefits (I started benefits at age 66). If so, … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
13,460 satisfied customers
My wife turns 62 4/4/2016, I was 62 11/18/2015. She receives
My wife turns 62 4/4/2016, I was 62 11/18/2015. She receives a paycheck from my business, but I thought she could begin collecting benefits at 62 and I could reduce the paycheck to $1,300/month so it … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
13,460 satisfied customers
Husband already retired Wife age is 61 Been marry 24 years
Husband already retired Wife age is 61 Been marry 24 years At 62 elect to take SSbenifits She has over 35 years working If she take benifits at 62 base on her record, when husband pass away. can she r… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
I will be 64 in September and my wife will be 62. If she takes
I will be 64 in September and my wife will be 62. If she takes her benefit at 62 can I take a spousal benefit before my full retirement age of 66? If so, what is the impact on my future SS benefits? I… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
Hi Stephanie: Just one point of clarification: If I claim at
Hi Stephanie: Just one point of clarification: If I claim at 65, I will recieve a reduced amount for claiming one year early of my FRA. When my wife makes the spousal claim when she is 66 ( her FRA ),… read more
dylatess
dylatess
ATTORNEY
JD
3,511 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 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
R. Klein, EA
R. Klein, EA
Tax Advisor
Master's Degree
3,225 satisfied customers
Ive been told that I can collect half of my husbands social
I've been told that I can collect half of my husband's social security even though he is still working, collecting his and I am still working. I am 62. If this is correct is there any disadvantages to… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
2,450 satisfied customers
I will be 66 in May 2012. My wife is now 55. If I retire
I will be 66 in May 2012. My wife is now 55. If I retire at age 66, I understand that I will receive full retirement benefits. If I predecease my wife, is it correct that she will receive 50% of my be… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,612 satisfied customers
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