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I don't think my wife is getting the correct amount of
I don't think my wife is getting the correct amount of social security. She took her benefit at age 62. Her PIA was 692.00.I took my benefit at age 66. my FRA was 2326.00. If you take 50% of mine and … read more
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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
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
41,311 satisfied customers
I am a retired federal CSRS annuitant. I am also a retired
I am a retired federal CSRS annuitant. I am also a retired State employee who has delayed taking Social Security until age 70. My wife is also a retired State employee who opted to take her social sec… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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My wife starts receiving her SS at 62 1/2. I am already
my wife starts receiving her SS at 62 1/2. I am already receiving my SS. when I die can my wife receive my ss without any penalty … read more
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emc011075
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If my wife and I are legally separated at my death. And I
If my wife and I are legally separated at my death. And I retired at full retirement age getting 1875 per month 9converted from disability I was awarded ssdi at 63 and converted when I tuned 65. Wife … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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Im planning retirement. I plan to begin taking my SS benefit
Im planning retirement. I plan to begin taking my SS benefit at full retirement age of 66. My wife is younger by 7 1/2 years. If she starts taking her benefits at 62 so we can collect at the same time… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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I am retiring in 90 days (age 64) but holding off taking SS
I am retiring in 90 days (age 64) but holding off taking SS until 66. My wife is a retired teach 2 years younger than I am. We plan on living off of her retirement and 401K income until I start taking… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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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
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
6,516 satisfied customers
To be clear. Even though my wife's benefit will zero out
to be clear. Even though my wife's benefit will zero out because of her earnings deduction, my spousal benefit will not be affected because I have reached FRA ? The SS people told me that because my w… read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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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
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
I am 66 and will work until age 75 .i will not take social
i am 66 and will work until age 75 .i will not take social security ubtil age 70 my wife is 62 and started taking her social scurity this year should i file now for mins and suspend and could she then… read more
PDtax
PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
6,500 satisfied customers
I will be 64 in September and my wife will be 62. If she takes
I will be 64 in September and my wife will be 62. If she takes her benefit at 62 can I take a spousal benefit before my full retirement age of 66? If so, what is the impact on my future SS benefits? I… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
I am 79 and my wife is 59. I started my SS when I reached
I am 79 and my wife is 59. I started my SS when I reached 65. My wife worked full time but has not worked in the past 15 years. My question is when she reaches 62 can she file on my SS and when she is… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
16,632 satisfied customers
I am 61 and retired. My wife is 52 and works. Our individual
I am 61 and retired. My wife is 52 and works. Our individual SS projected benefits are similiar amounts at full retirement age. If I take my benefits early at 62, at what age (earliest) can my wife fi… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
16,632 satisfied customers
My wife and I want to make sure that her Survivors Benefit
My wife and I want to make sure that her Survivor's Benefit is maximized following my death. In other words we want to make sure she receives 100% of the reduced benefit that I've been receiving since… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
16,632 satisfied customers
I received social security at age 62 in April 2011. My wife
I received social security at age 62 in April 2011. My wife will turn 62 on October 31, 2011. We were both born in 1949. Her full retirement age is 66. If she takes benefits now at age 62, her stateme… read more
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dylatess
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I am 62 1/2, my wife is 60 1/2. I plan to work until at least
I am 62 1/2, my wife is 60 1/2. I plan to work until at least full retirement age, probably more. Is it possible for my wife to start reduced benefits at 62 1/2 and suspend them when I start collectin… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,612 satisfied customers
My wife will be 62 in Sept. Would it be best for her to take
My wife will be 62 in Sept. Would it be best for her to take Soc Sec now (she does not work) or should she wait. If you takes her own soc sec, can she ever be able to take her share of mine?… read more
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retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
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