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My wife passed away August 1 six weeks ago. She work at
My wife passed away August 1 six weeks ago. She work at Advent Health Hospital for 35 years. She is currently 61 years of age May 19 this year. the security office Is going to call me in about two hou… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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If a spouse dies and the deceased spouse ss has been
If a spouse dies and the deceased spouse ss has been activated and the others has not, can the surviving spouse collect the ss of the deceased until 70 when they then activate their own ss? They make … read more
emc011075
emc011075
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I have been receiving ss benefits since age 62; I am now
I have been receiving ss benefits since age 62; I am now over 67. My wife is still currently employed and is age 62. Is she currently eligible to receive some type of benefit, just because I am receiv… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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My sister's husband died after starting SS. My sister is
My sister's husband died after starting SS. My sister is still working at age 62. They have an adopted son who is 12, qualifying him for ss child benefit. Will my sister's income affect/reduce the son… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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My wife is 67 and has been collecting social security
My wife is 67 and has been collecting social security benefits based on her earnings history since she was 64. I am 68 and have not yet filed for social security. Does the restricted application for s… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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I am 66 my wife is 62. Can I delay my benefits until 70 and
I am 66 my wife is 62. Can I delay my benefits until 70 and collect spousal benefits based on my wife's claim. The advantage is that if I die first my wife will get my higher benefit.… read more
Dr. Fiona Chen
Dr. Fiona Chen
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Ph.D.
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I will be 70 this July 2016 and will begin collecting my maximum
I will be 70 this July 2016 and will begin collecting my maximum social security benefit. ($2000 per month). My wife turns 62 on May 24, 2016 (next month). If she elects to collect right away she will… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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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
4,825 satisfied customers
Under the restricted application law will this work? My wife
Under the restricted application law will this work? My wife is 62 can she start drawing SS today, and i am 68 can I apply a restricted application for spousal benefits, leaving my credits to grow to … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
31,992 satisfied customers
I am years old and have been collecting Social Security
I am 69 years old and have been collecting Social Security since age 62 and I currently receive $1,779 per month (before Medicare and Rx deductions). My wife will be 69 years old in August 2015 and pl… read more
PDtax
PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
4,825 satisfied customers
I am 65 my wife is 55 and not currently working, I started
I am 65 my wife is 55 and not currently working, I started collecting SS at 63. I am looking at the option to suspend at 66 (start-stop-start) and restart later and have a few questions: 1) Do I have … read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
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2,450 satisfied customers
can my wife who was marred to another man years collect
can my wife who was marred to another man for 12 years collect on his social security. she is 64 years old. She is of course married to me and was divorced from her previous husband who is now decease… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
31,992 satisfied customers
If I died, and my benefits are twice those of my wife, does
If I died, and my benefits are twice those of my wife, does she collect the same amount as her deceased husband or a percentage of it? If the latter, what is that percentage? Do the couple have to hav… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
3,332 satisfied customers
My wife is 60 years old and I am 80. When she turns 62 can
My wife is 60 years old and I am 80. When she turns 62 can she collect 50% on my Social Security until she is 65 and then collect 100% of her own Social Security? Will her collecting against my SS red… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
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I am 68, still working and collecting ss benefits. My wife
I am 68, still working and collecting ss benefits. My wife is 68, still working but not collecting ss benefits. How can we use spousal benefits provisions to our advantage. Thanks Rafeek… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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JD
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I started collecting my deceased husbands benefits in 2005,
I started collecting my deceased husband's benefits in 2005, when I was 62. I continued working until I was 68. May I collect my own benefits when I turn 70 (if higher than I am now receiving)?… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
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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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I am turning 60 years old this month. Can I claim my deceased
I am turning 60 years old this month. Can I claim my deceased wife's SS benefits? She was receiving monthly benefits at the time of her death 3 years ago. She would have been 68 years old now. What do… read more
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Loren
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