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My question is about spousal benefits. I am 64 and plan on
My question is about spousal benefits. I am 64 and plan on working to 70 before collecting benefits. My wife is a teacher in the Massachusetts Public Teacher's Retirement Plan. She is not eligible for… read more
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My wife and I are 64 years old. I am doing some planning. My
Hi. My wife and I are 64 years old. I am doing some planning. … read more
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I am 62 and getting SSDI. My wife turns 62 in October. Her
I am 62 and getting SSDI. My wife turns 62 in October. Her benefit would be $2,038 taking it this year. Is there any other benefit she could get? Can we use that file and extend thing? If she waits to… read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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I am 64 years old and took social security at 62. My wife
I am 64 years old and took social security at 62. My wife turned 62 on Nov. 13, 2015. She is planning on retiring on July 1, 2016. Can she get spousal benefits now and then switch and collect her own … read more
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Lev
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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
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I applied SS benefits at age 66, and asked deferment, with
I applied for full SS benefits at age 66, and asked for payment deferment, with the intent my 64.5 year old wife would receive approx 44% of my monthly remittance, under spousal benefits, yet accrue a… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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My wife is 68, retired and began taking her very modest SS
My wife is 68, retired and began taking her very modest SS benefits at 62. I am 65, still working, and contemplating retirement later this year when I turn 66. Can I then file for restricted SS benefi… read more
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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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Husband is Age 66 and Spouse is Age 62.... Husband will File
Husband is Age 66 and Spouse is Age 62.... Husband will File and restrict, so he can defer taking his social security until age 70. Can the Spouse take her Social Security at Age 62 (now).... Then sto… read more
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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
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Wife began taking reduced retirement social security benefit
Wife began taking reduced retirement social security benefit at 62. As significantly higher income earner I plan to "file and suspend" at 66 and receive benefits at 70. For my wife to maximize spousal… read more
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My wife and I are both 63. Our plan is to file at 66
My wife and I are both 63. Our plan is for me to file at 66 and suspend until age 70, with my wife taking 50 % spousal benefits when she turns 66 shortly after. She does currently qualify for a small … read more
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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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My wife will be 64 in april and I will be 62 this december.
My wife will be 64 in april and I will be 62 this december. she and I have always worked. she'll receive benefits $12000 if she applies for her SS in april. I plan to apply and postpone @ 62. I don't … read more
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I turn 66 on Dec 11 2014. My wife turns 66 on May 5 2016.
I turn 66 on Dec 11 2014. My wife turns 66 on May 5 2016. My FRA SS benefit is 2,300. Hers is 1,300. I want to file and suspend (Dec 11 or sooner ?) to allow her to claim a sousal benefit. Does he hav… read more
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Can my wife at 64 get spousal benefits when I reach 66 but
Can my wife at 64 get spousal benefits when I reach 66 but defer claiming the benefits till 70?… read more
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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
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Megan C
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I am 74, and I have been collecting Social Security since
I am 74, and I have been collecting Social Security since age 65. I am still working. My wife is 64; can she start collecting 50% of my Social Security payment when she turns 65, and then switch to he… read more
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