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My husband and I both receive Social Security. At the time I
My husband and I both receive Social Security. At the time I retired, I applied for additional spousal benefits. I am still collecting way less than half of what he is receiving. Should this be update… read more
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emc011075
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Both my wife and I are receiving our monthly SS checks. I
Both my wife and I are receiving our monthly SS checks. I visited with a relative and we discussed our retirement. He and his wife are older and he mentioned that his wife received one-half the amount… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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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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Is this true: I started taking my SS at age 62. I am now 66.
Is this true: I started taking my SS at age 62. I am now 66. … read more
Lev
Lev
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If I retired at age 62, am I still entitled to half of my
If I retired at age 62 , am I still entitled to half of my husbands social security patent now. He is 84 and I am 80? … read more
Lev
Lev
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How do I change from getting Social Security benefits based
How do I change from getting Social Security benefits based on my earnings to getting half of my husbands amount? … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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My husband was permantly disabled at 54 after a massive
My husband was permantly disabled at 54 after a massive heart Attack I am 62 my SS benefit is around 352.00 what will I receive. In spousal benefits if I choose to retire now would it be better to wai… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
39,358 satisfied customers
A little over 2 years ago i became a widow..i had to wait to
a little over 2 years ago i became a widow..i had to wait to wait 5 months to sign up for survivor benefits now that i have them i am very confused as to why i am constantly having to go without the b… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
My husband began collecting SS when he was 62. I am 6 years
My husband began collecting SS when he was 62. I am 6 years younger and have not worked much of my married life. My question, if I collect SS at 62 will it affect my benefit should he pass away before… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
My wife is older than me, age 65 and I am 62. She has been
My wife is older than me, age 65 and I am 62. She has been getting social security since she was 62. I am going to wait till I am 66 to start collecting social security. She was told we could collect … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
I have reached my full retirement age of 66 and still work.
I have reached my full retirement age of 66 and still work. I have not claimed my benefits yet. My wife turns 65 in October and has just filed to receive benefits under her work record beginning in Oc… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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I am now 64 as of nov. 2014At 62 my husband told me his tax
I am now 64 as of nov. 2014 .Me at 62 and my husband at 66,told me his tax person told us to start taking SS Hearing it from my husband who is in the money business I thought ok/ not knowing what I wa… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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I was told that I had an open application that was not closed
I was told that I had an open application that was not closed within 12 month's. I never collected any money. This was 2 yrs ago. Now I am ready to retire at the age of 65, but they will not give me t… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
I claimed SS benefits (my own) at 62 due to being unemployed.
I claimed SS benefits (my own) at 62 due to being unemployed. I was told that to claim on my ex's earnings record, the monthly benefit would be less than my own. I can't figure this out -- I was home … read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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Juris Doctor
3,071 satisfied customers
I was married to my ex husband for 21 years. We are now divorced.
I was married to my ex husband for 21 years. We are now divorced. He retired at age 62 and he began to collect his social security. I am now 66 and still working full time. Family members are telling … read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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JD
2,414 satisfied customers
I am 62 and still working. Am entitled to full SS benefits.
I am 62 and still working. Am entitled to full SS benefits. My wife is 59. We have been married 37 years. She has not worked enough years to be eligible in her own right. 1. May I begin drawing SS now… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
I am 64 years old and female. I was married for 25 yrs and
I am 64 years old and female. I was married for 25 yrs and have been divorced for 20. I have not re-married. At 62 I took ss on my own work record and have recieved regular benefits monthly since then… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
1...i TOOK MY BENEFITS AT AGE 64 AND AM NOW 66. MY WIFE IS
1...i TOOK MY BENEFITS AT AGE 64 AND AM NOW 66. MY WIFE IS 62 AND i WANT HER TO TAKE EARLY BENEFITS.IS HER MONTHLY AMOUNT DETERMINED BY THE BENEFIT I WOULD HAVE RECEIVED AT 66 OR THE BENEFIT i AM CURR… read more
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