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I am 65 but do not plan to take Social security benefits
I am 65 but do not plan to take Social security benefits until age 70. My wife turns 65 this month. My social security amount is much greater than hers so it is my understanding that she can claim 50%… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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My wife will turn 67 by the end of this month. Her monthly
My wife will turn 67 by the end of this month. Her monthly Social Security benefit if she elects to collect now would be approx. $1720. Both she and I would like to continue working. Can I file a rest… read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
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Not sure you understood my questions. When I turn 70, can my
Not sure you understood my questions. When I turn 70, can my wife switch to spousal benefits even though I had been collecting spousal benefits based on her lower benefits?… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
38,291 satisfied customers
My wife took S.S. early at age 62. I am now 65 and she is
My wife took S.S. early at age 62. I am now 65 and she is 71. I plan on starting benefits when I turn 70. We were told a while back that I could start getting the difference in benefits now in what sh… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
13,460 satisfied customers
Should my wife take her own SS at 62 and switch to half of
should my wife take her own SS at 62 and switch to half of mine at 67? Or wait until 67? … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
38,291 satisfied customers
My wife and I want to apply under her Social Security
My wife and I want to apply under her Social Security benefits. She is 65, born August 1952 and I am 67. It is my understanding that we can apply under her, me as her spouse. Then, when I turn 70, we … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
38,291 satisfied customers
My wife turns 65 this month. I am 65 now and turn 66 in
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
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
38,291 satisfied customers
If my wife and I are legally separated at my death. And I
If my wife and I are legally separated at my death. And I retired at full retirement age getting 1875 per month 9converted from disability I was awarded ssdi at 63 and converted when I tuned 65. Wife … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
38,291 satisfied customers
My wife has turned 62 and can get her social security can
My wife has turned 62 and can get her social security can she also get on medicare? … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
38,291 satisfied customers
My wife started collecting social security based on her
My wife started collecting social security based on her earning record when she was 62. She will be 65 in August. I will start collecting social security when I turn 70. I will turn 67 this June. At t… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
Can a spouse collect benefits from her husband's social
Can a spouse collect benefits from her husband's social security at age 62 and then switch to her own account at full retirement age?… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
Attorney
JD
2,309 satisfied customers
There is lots of news about "file and suspend" and spousal
There is lots of news about "file and suspend" and spousal benefits (apparently changing April 30, 2016). My wife is almost 67 (March 1949) and I am 64 (September 1951). We both have worked for more t… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
Attorney
JD
2,309 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
38,291 satisfied customers
I am 67 and took my ss at age 62. My wife turned 66 last
I am 67 and took my ss at age 62. My wife turned 66 last July and filed for spousal benefits even though she is still working. We planned to refile when my wife turns 70 under her working benefits. Do… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
I retired and took SS benefits at 65. I am now 67, My wife
I retired and took SS benefits at 65. I am now 67, My wife is 62 and has just retired. Can she take half of my benefits now as spousal benefits and then change to her full benefits when she is 66-70?… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
I am currently 67 and my wife is 62. I started recieving my
I am currently 67 and my wife is 62. I started recieving my SSA benefit at age 62. My wife has not applied for her benefit and doesn't plan to for some time so that that the annual benefit will contin… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
16,632 satisfied customers
I am 77 and my wife is 57. She has worked all of her life
I am 77 and my wife is 57. She has worked all of her life and will be eligible, I beleive, for Social Security when she is 67. When she turns 62 will she be able to claim spousal benefit and receive h… read more
R. Klein, EA
R. Klein, EA
Tax Advisor
Master's Degree
3,225 satisfied customers
Hi. Id like to talk to someone by phone. Is that possible?
Hi. I'd like to talk to someone by phone. Is that possible? My questions concerns when it would be best to start receiving benefits. My wife's expected benefit is about 60% of mine. I'm 63 and she is … read more
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dylatess
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JD
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