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On July 2, 2020 I will turn years old and I want to start
On July 2, 2020 I will turn 69 years old and I want to start collecting social security. My wife is 65 and I wondered if she could collect half of my ss benefit. Also if I start collecting is there an… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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At age 70 my social security statement reads my monthly
At age 70 my social security statement reads my monthly benefit will be $3600. My wife is 2 years younger than I am. She has been a homemaker and has not had a job for many years. Her social security … read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
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My wife is 67 yrs old and has been collecting so. My wife is
my wife is 67 yrs old and has been collecting ss since 62. I will be 66 in July and also have been collecting ss since age 62. Her rate is approximately 400 per month . Mine is approximately 1500 per month. I have recently been told by friend that she could have been receiving an amount equivalent to half of my benefit. Is this true, and how do I get info about this. Dave … read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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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
36,803 satisfied customers
My wife turns 65 this month. I am 65 now and turn 66 in
Second opinion] 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
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
5,522 satisfied customers
My wife is turns 65 in Oct and will be eligible to apply for
My wife is turns 65 in Oct and will be eligible to apply for her ss benefit not too long after wards. I don't plan on applying for mine for another 4 years as I am still working and do not want to tak… read more
Stephen G.
Stephen G.
Sr Financial & Tax Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
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A couple of questions: My wife already takes SS and I was
My wife already takes SS and I was wondering if she would be eligible for half of mine when I turn 66. She will already be 66. Also, if I pass away, will she be entitled to any of mine as a survivor … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
36,803 satisfied customers
This is a social security question. Born in 1951 I began
This is a social security question.Born in 1951 I began collecting my full SS benefit. My wife who was born in 1952 will begin collecting her full SS in July of this year. We still both work full time… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
36,803 satisfied customers
My wife is 65+ and wants to collect ss but she still works.
my wife is 65+ and wants to collect ss but she still works. can she collect ss … read more
ABC Accounting Group
ABC Accounting Group
Bachelor's Degree
974 satisfied customers
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
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
19,723 satisfied customers
I am now 66 (born Oct. 1949) and have already filed and
I am now 66 (born Oct. 1949) and have already filed and suspended my own SS benefits. My wife turns 66 in June 2016 (June 1950). Neither of us has ever received any SS $. Questions: 1. When my wife fi… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
12,905 satisfied customers
I've been reading about the changes to "file and suspend"
I've been reading about the changes to "file and suspend" rules. If husband will be 66 on 5/21/16 and wife will be 66 on 12/1/17, are we able to have husband file and suspend at 66, then have wife col… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
My wife is going to be 66 and began taking benefits at age
My wife is going to be 66 and began taking benefits at age 62. I am 64 and plan on taking my benefits at FRA(full retirement age) 66. Someone told me that at my FRA my wife can get 1/2 of my monthly b… read more
PDtax
PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
5,963 satisfied customers
I am 64 years Old. My wife is 66 years old. She has quit her
I am 64 years Old. My wife is 66 years old. She has quit her job and wants to collect her social security. She wanted to collect under my account. I do not want to apply for SS before 66 because of th… read more
R. Klein, EA
R. Klein, EA
Tax Advisor
Master's Degree
3,207 satisfied customers
My wife and I are both 65. She is retired and has been collecting
My wife and I are both 65. She is retired and has been collecting her SS since August 2013. I will be 66 in September. Someone told me I can collect half of my wife's benefits without to her or me. In… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
16,631 satisfied customers
I am 68. My wife is 70 and has never worked, so has no SS of
I am 68. My wife is 70 and has never worked, so has no SS of her own. - she will depend on 50% spouse benefits. I plan to work until 70 and then claim SS. I have visited a SS office and discussed file… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
16,631 satisfied customers
My wife applied for SS spousal benefits beginning after her
My wife applied for SS spousal benefits beginning after her 66 birthday in July. She began collecting on her own SS earnings at 62. We expected she would receive 1/2 of what I would receive at age 66 … read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
16,631 satisfied customers
My wife began drawing her beneifits when she turned 62 years
My wife began drawing her beneifits when she turned 62 years old in June of 2009. Her benefits are roughly 725/month. I have delayed drawing my benifits until I am the full retirement age of 66, which… read more
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dylatess
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