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Spousal benefits. I am drawing full retirement benefits. My
I am drawing full retirement benefits. My wife will be age 62 this year and has no earnings record. I understand she can apply for reduced spousal benefits when 62 . But, when I die, can she then opt for my SSA benefit? Or, is she forever stuck with the reduced benefit? … read more
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My sister is 65 years old. She is divorced but was married
My sister is 65 years old. She is divorced but was married to her ex-husband for 21 years. He ex-husband recently died but would have turned 66 in April 2020. My sister has been collecting approximate… read more
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emc011075
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I am 58, my wife 66. She has not worked in many years but
Hi, I am 58, my wife 66. She has not worked in many years but has SS coming. Since she is at her FRA. It appears that we should have her take her social security now, though we really don't need the m… read more
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Tax.appeal.168
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My wife is approaching retirement age ahead of me. My
My wife is approaching retirement age ahead of me. My forcast benefits are higher than hers, is there penalties for her activating her benefits ahead of mine? … read more
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I am 63 and 4/12 years old. I have 37 points in Social
I am 63 and 4/12 years old. I have 37 points in Social Security credit. My spouse who is 59 and 5 months y/o is receiving full pension amount from SSDI approved retroactive to 2014. What are the conse… read more
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If a 56 year old woman on ss disability and ssi loose her
If a 56 year old woman on ss disability and ssi loose her benefits if she remarries? … read more
Lane
Lane
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Trying to calculate spousal benefit. I have all date. My
I have all date. My benefit is $2900 and I am at FRA. Her benefit is $504 at her current age of 62 - her benefit at FRA is $716. She also has a benefit from school board of $800 (gov't type pension) which she is receiving. I am trying to figure out the impact of WEP and GPO … read more
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Social Security Survivor Benefit question. I am 63, my wife
Social Security Survivor Benefit question. I am 63, my wife is 62. She is retired, but neither of us have started our SS benefits. Am I correct on the following things: 1. the survivor benefit at my d… read more
Lev
Lev
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Looking to maximize social security benefits. My DOB -
My DOB - 4/2/52 Wifes DOB 5/20/52 She is no longer working and we need to apply for her benefits. I plan on working till age 70. Does file & suspend or any other strategy get us more than just her filing for her own benefits now at age 65? … read more
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Lev
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My wife's ss is estimated to be ~$150 mo due to government
my wife's ss is estimated to be ~$150 mo due to government pension wind-fall. I am eligible for SS at about $3000 mo. Will she be eligible for survivors benefits if I die first … read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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I am 67 and just filed and suspended my ss as I am still
I am 67 and just filed and suspended my ss as I am still working and don't need ss yet, My wife who is 65 tried to file and restrict and to claim spousal benefits which is what I was informed is the p… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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I am a few months past my FRA of 66. I have not filed SS
I am a few months past my FRA of 66. I have not filed for any SS benefits. My wife just turned 62 and is eligible for early retirement benefits but has not yet filed. For sake of discussion here, let'… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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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
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Doctoral Degree
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My wife, age 62 and 3 months receives $802/month on SS
My wife, age 62 and 3 months receives $802/month on SS Disability. I am 66 and 4 months. I am still working and am not on Social Security. My benefit would be $2526/month if I had chosen to take it wh… read more
PDtax
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Can my wife collect discounted benefits on her 63rd birthday
Can my wife collect discounted benefits on her 63rd birthday Feb 2016, then at Feb 2019 (FRA) switch to spousal benefits right after I file for the 1st time at age 67 and suspend?… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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CPA or Social Security experts -- Woman client receiving her
CPA or Social Security experts -- Woman client receiving her deceased husband's widow / survivor benefits - knew the rules well enough to wait until after age 60 to remarry so her benefits wouldn't be… read more
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If my low income wife claims early SS benefits at age 62, her
If my low income wife claims early SS benefits at age 62, her benefit is calculated to be about $750/mo (based upon $1,000/mo at age 66 less 25%). My benfit at full retirement age is $2,400/mo. Can my… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Ok I have two questions 1. I have a sister that is on
Ok I have two questions: 1. I have a sister that is on Social Security and was working part-time to make ends meet. She has now been diagnosed with inoperable pancreatic cancer. My question is would s… read more
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