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I collect one half my benefits since I was in the Postal
I collect one half my benefits since I was in the Postal Service. I got my 40 quarters, but they said I can only receive half. Since then my exwife is now receiving benefits, we have been divorced 20 … read more
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emc011075
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Both my wife and I are retired and have been taking our SS
Both my wife and I are retired and have been taking our SS my question is my ss is $1628 on my retirement income and my wife's based on her employment is $773 shouldn't she be taking my spousal in pla… read more
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lev-tax
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1. I have always paid the maximum into SS. Currently making
1. I have always paid the maximum into SS. Currently making $225,000 … read more
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I have been receiving soc sec retirement from age 62. At the
I have been receiving soc sec retirement from age 62. At the time I was married to a 35 year old with whom a son was born. She has been receiving spousal benefit as caregiver to our son and our son re… read more
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emc011075
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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
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Doctoral Degree
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I am a widow 64. My husband passed at 62. Worked all s life.
I am a widow 64. My husband passed at 62. Worked all his life. My social security at 66 yes old will be approx. $2000. Still working now. His was $930. I was told at retirement age I can collect a por… read more
PDtax
PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
9,538 satisfied customers
I filed at the age 62 and I'm now 68 1/2 and my wife filed
I filed for ss at the age 62 and I'm now 68 1/2 and my wife filed 2/01/15 and collected for ten payments and paid back the amount before year end,can I suspend mine and collect of my wife ss?… read more
PDtax
PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
9,538 satisfied customers
I receive abt 2200. per mo based on my earnings my wife
i receive abt 2200. per mo based on my earnings my wife receives abt 700. per mo based on her earnings isnt she entitled to 50% of mine then i would still get 2200 and she would get 1100 or ???… read more
Alexander Haraczka
Alexander Haraczka
Bachelor's
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I am 67 and started drawing social security at 62 at around
I am 67 and started drawing social security at 62 at around $1650.00 per month. My wife turns 66 on Sept 3rd. She qualifies for $850.00 now on hers and about $1350.00 if she waits until she is 70. Doe… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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I am 77 years old, collecting full SSA retirement benefits.
I am 77 years old, collecting full SSA retirement benefits. My wife will turn 62 Aug 2015. What are her choices Re: collecting her benefits vs. part of mine? Since she is not FRA until 2019, will her … read more
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ShawnA
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I am 64 and will retire in August of this year. My wife is
I am 64 and will retire in August of this year. My wife is 66 and will retire in June of this year. I do not intend to file for social security until I am 66. At present my estimated retirement benefi… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
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I have questions regarding a Social Security "file and restrict"
I have questions regarding a Social Security "file and restrict" application and dual benefit entitlement. Please excuse the length of this submission as I wanted to provided as complete a situation a… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
In deterring benefits, how does age affect to amount of the
In deterring benefits, how does age affect to amount of the benefit? For example, if they based the calculation on an original birth date of 5/30/1945 and the real date of birth 5/30/1944. Would this … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
I am 70 years old and began collecting social security at age
I am 70 years old and began collecting social security at age 67 (approx. $2400/mo.). I also periodically take a distribution from my SEP and I do some engineering consulting that clients report on Fo… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
16,609 satisfied customers
I am 67,divorced;my former wife and I paid, separately, for
I am 67,divorced;my former wife and I paid, separately, for many years{12+++} while married: our soc sec contributions. she is now 62 ; her check will be much higher than mine; we did not get remarrie… read more
dylatess
dylatess
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JD
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Im 69 years of age, retired, and have been collecting social
I'm 69 years of age, retired, and have been collecting social security since I was 62. My wife, currently 55, has never worked because she was devoted to raising our children...so she has no built-up … read more
dylatess
dylatess
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JD
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My wife will be 62 in Sept. Would it be best for her to take
My wife will be 62 in Sept. Would it be best for her to take Soc Sec now (she does not work) or should she wait. If you takes her own soc sec, can she ever be able to take her share of mine?… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
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I have two related questions about Soc. Sec. benefits. I am
I have two related questions about Soc. Sec. benefits. I am 70 and have been receiving SS benefits for about 20 months. My wife will become 62 in three months, and her PIA will be about 10% of mine. W… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
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