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If my full social security benefit at 66 is $2835/month then
If my full social security benefit at 66 is $2835/month then would my wife be entitled to receive $957.25 if she opts to begin collecting off mine at 62? And what would it be if she waits until 63, 64… read more
Bill
Bill
Master's Degree
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My wife is 62 and has not worked for roughly 8 years. We
my wife is 62 and has not worked for roughly 8 years. We were waiting until she turns 65 for her to collect the higher amount, however, I was told she could collect now and when I retire (I am 3 years… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
36,538 satisfied customers
Spousal benefits. 70.5 current age spouse turns 65 in June
need to know if spouse is eligible for 1/2 my benefit at 65 or 66… read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
5,401 satisfied customers
Jan 4th I turned 62 and applied for and got social security
Jan 4th I turned 62 and applied for and got social security retirement benefits off my work record...my husband who is 79 and took his as retirement benefit at his full retirement age is very very ill… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
19,549 satisfied customers
My Social Security benefit dropped from $1793 per month to
My Social Security benefit dropped from $1793 per month to $1659 per month when I turned 65 years of age (November of 2017). In January of 2018, the benefit increased to $1694 per month. What is the c… read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
5,401 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
8,171 satisfied customers
My husband will turn 66 in February - does he need to wait
My husband will turn 66 in February - does he need to wait until March 1st to draw his benefits so he isn't penalized for not being 66? … read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
19,549 satisfied customers
Spouse just turned 62. Should she start collecting her
Spouse just turned 62. Should she start collecting her benefit. I am 65 and still working and plan to start collecting at 66. Can my spouse then start collecting my spousal benefit at that time and st… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
19,549 satisfied customers
I am 65 and have collected SS since I turned 62. My husband
I am 65 and have collected SS since I turned 62. My husband turns 66 (full retirement age) on 2/15/17 and would like to retire. Will I be able to collect off of him when he retires? Since I never had … read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
19,549 satisfied customers
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
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
5,401 satisfied customers
I will be 70 in another week. I applied on line in April to
I will be 70 in another week. I applied on line in April to have my retirement benefit start when I'm 70. I hadn't realized that my wife was old enough to claim benefits on my record (she just turned … read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
19,549 satisfied customers
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
12,493 satisfied customers
I started taking ss retirement at full retirement age of 66
I started taking ss retirement at full retirement age of 66 and my wife took her own retirement benefit at about the same time only she took it at age 62. Her benefit is less than half of mine. Can sh… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
3,071 satisfied customers
I am 65 and I start collecting Social Security at 62. I get
I am 65 and I start collecting Social Security at 62. I get about 1200 per month. My wife will turn 62 next year. She will collect about 800 per month if she begins collecting at that point. I am cons… read more
R. Klein, EA
R. Klein, EA
Tax Advisor
Master's Degree
3,164 satisfied customers
My wife turns 62 in a month, I turn 63 in two months. At our
My wife turns 62 in a month, I turn 63 in two months. At our full retirement age of 66, her monthly benefit is $882 but $665 at age 62. My full benefit at 66 is $2597. We don't need the money now, but… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
3,071 satisfied customers
I will be 66 in June and plan to start collecting social security.
I will be 66 in June and plan to start collecting social security. My wife is 62. My estimated monthly benefit at 66 is approx 2650. My wife's estimated monthly benefit at age 62 is approx 850 and at … read more
dylatess
dylatess
ATTORNEY
JD
3,497 satisfied customers
I am 68, and have been collecting benefits for two years. My
I am 68, and have been collecting benefits for two years. My wife is 60. If she applies for benefits based on her work at age 62, does that preclude her from claiming my higher benefit level if I pre-… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,612 satisfied customers
hi my name is XXXXX XXXXX am 62 1/2 years old.i have paid ss.all
hi my name is XXXXX XXXXX am 62 1/2 years old.i have paid ss.all my life.i would like to know if i should wait until im 65 or older to start collecting my ss.i am in excellent health and i plan on wor… read more
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ShawnA
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