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How can my wife and I determine how to get the most benefits
How can my wife and I determine how to get the most benefits out of social security when we retire? My wife is 58 and I am 50. I am a nurse and she is an attorney, so she had a significantly higher in… read more
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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.
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I will turn 66 in 2017, which will be my full retirement
I will turn 66 in 2017, which will be my full retirement age. A gentleman told me this morning that my wife could receive 1/2 of the husband's monthly SS income if we applied for it this year (2016) b… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I will not be 66 until May 4, 2016, but I am already 62. Am
I will not be 66 until May 4, 2016, but I am already 62. Am I still eligible to file and suspend?… read more
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My husband started s SS when he turned 62. I will be
My husband started his SS when he turned 62. I will be retiring when I am 67 next month. I would like to wait until I am 70 to draw my SS. Can I apply for the 1/2 of his benefit until I reach age 70? … read more
Taxtom
Taxtom
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I am 66 years old- will be 67 in January. I am working full
I am 66 years old- will be 67 in January. I am working full time and plan on waiting to draw social security until I am 70. My benefit will be larger than my husband's. My husband is 61 and will be 62… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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My spouse is turning 66 in October. I do not turn 66 until
My spouse is turning 66 in October. I do not turn 66 until May. My spouse can get SS but mine is greater. What is the best strategy for us? Can my spouse file on her SS until I turn full retirement at… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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I have been reviewing Social Security options wife and me.
Hello! I have been reviewing Social Security options for my wife and me. My wife will soon be 64 and I will soon be 62. I am still employed and my wife is a homemaker who is qualified for Social Secur… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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I am 68 years old, still working, and not receiving Social
I am 68 years old, still working, and not receiving Social Security benefits. I want to wait until I am 70 to maximize the benefit. My wife's job was eliminated last year, and she is not currently wor… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
I turn 66 this year and will begin collecting benefits. My
I turn 66 this year and will begin collecting benefits. My wife will turn 62. Can she draw 35% of my benefits without any offset for earned income over a certain amount until she reaches full retireme… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
My husband and I are both 62. He is still working..I am not.
My husband and I are both 62. He is still working..I am not. Can I get my own ss now while he gets spousal 35%...then at 66 he claims and suspends while I get 50% spousal from his earnings. Then at 70… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Sorry about the length. Assume you have: Husband (H) age
Sorry about the length. Assume you have: Husband (H) age 66 with full retirement benefit = $2,400; Spouse (S) age 62 full retirement = $900. I pick the 4 year spread and "larger" benefit discrepancy o… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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My wife is 64 (3/9/50) and has been diagnosed with PSP/FTD
My wife is 64 (3/9/50) and has been diagnosed with PSP/FTD (~3-5 year life expectancy), which I believe fall under SS Compassionate Allowance. SS estimates her age 63 benefit @785/month; her FRA (66) … read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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It is still several years before my wife and I will be eligible
It is still several years before my wife and I will be eligible for SS. I am 55, my wife 53. I have been reading up on the Spouse benefit and am trying to understand it and decide if we can benefit fr… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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I am now 65, and my wife is 60. We both plan to start Social
I am now 65, and my wife is 60. We both plan to start Social Security benefits when we turn 70. My question is: Am I allowed, when my wife turns 62, and I will then be 67, to claim half-benefits based… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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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
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I am a male. By birth date is 04/23/1945. I expect to work
I am a male. By birth date is 04/23/1945. I expect to work to age 70. My current estimated SS at age is $2,617, and at age 70 is $3,329. I will earn about $225,000 per year until age 70. My spouse's b… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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My wife started drawing SS disability benefits after a stroke.
My wife started drawing SS disability benefits after a stroke. I am currently 63 and plan on delaying taking SS until at least full retirement of 66 as I am still working and plan of doing so until ag… read more
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