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If my spouse takes an early retirement payout on her own
if my spouse takes an early retirement payout on her own earnings at 62 and 4 months and I decide to retire at age 65 and 2 months, what is the impact on her spousal benefit knowing that the spousal b… read more
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Stephen G.
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I was born in 1951 so I have been grandfathered in to the
I was born in 1951 so I have been grandfathered in to the "spouse then worker" benefit which is now considered a loophole. My husband is at full retirement age (66) and is taking his benefits now. His… read more
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emc011075
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I was born in 1953 and am married. I chose to take social
I was born in 1953 and am married. I chose to take social security at 62 because it was such a small amount. I worked along enough for credits, but was a stay at home wife/mother. My husband will clai… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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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
1,695 satisfied customers
I am divorced after 24 years and anticipate taking half of
I am divorced after 24 years and anticipate taking half of my ex-husbands S.S. He is a doctor, still working and max. out each year. Is there any way to anticipate the amount of S.S. that I will be ge… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
1,695 satisfied customers
I am 62 and on disability. My husband turns 66 on 5/11/16.
I am 62 and on disability. My husband turns 66 on 5/11/16. Can he file for his full retirement and then suspend before 4/29/16 and then would I be able to file for half his benefits NOW without losing… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
1,695 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
1,695 satisfied customers
I am 62yrs old and just retired. My husband is 66 and still
I am 62yrs old and just retired. My husband is 66 and still working. I was wondering if I can apply for spousal benefits and have this not effect my husbands SS at all. His plan is to work until 68 an… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
1,695 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
3,283 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
3,283 satisfied customers
I'm 65 and receiving s.s. disability since 1995. Can my wife
I'm 65 and receiving s.s. disability since 1995. Can my wife who is 62 get defer her s.s.benifit until her regular benifit age of 66 and receive half of my benefit right now and not have it effect her… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
I will turn 66 in June, my wife will turn 62 this month (February).
I will turn 66 in June, my wife will turn 62 this month (February). My benefit is significantly higher than hers. I would like to start getting my FRA benefit in June. Can my wife start her early bene… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
2,450 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
16,609 satisfied customers
I AM 64 YEARS OLD AND STILL WORKING- I WILL APPLY FOR SOC SEC
I AM 64 YEARS OLD AND STILL WORKING- I WILL APPLY FOR SOC SEC AT AGE 66. MY WIFE IS RETIRED AND IS 63 YEARS OLD AND IS ELIGIBLE FOR EARLY SOC SEC NOW. MY QUESTION IS IF SHE APPLIES FOR SOC SEC NOW CAN… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
1,606 satisfied customers
If at 62 years of age I start claiming S.S. benefits based
If at 62 years of age I start claiming S.S. benefits based on MY work history but at age 66 want to claim on my husbands earnings (he would be 70 years old) would my spousal benefit amount be reduced … read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
16,609 satisfied customers
I am 62 and hope to retire in February 2014 and, if necessary
I am 62 and hope to retire in February 2014 and, if necessary work part time. I do not want to start my social security until I am 66. My husband is 77 and is collecting social security. Can I start c… read more
R. Klein, EA
R. Klein, EA
Accountant
Master's Degree
334 satisfied customers
My wife is retired but has not begun receiving SS benefits.
My wife is retired but has not begun receiving SS benefits. She is currently 63 years old. I am 60 and still working. We are planning on having her begin collecting SS benefits when she is at full ret… read more
R. Klein, EA
R. Klein, EA
Accountant
Master's Degree
334 satisfied customers
what are spousal benefits when both husband and wife are married
what are spousal benefits when both husband and wife are married and the husband is 69 and receiving social security benefits? The wife is still working for 2012 and received a one time check in the f… read more
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Megan C
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