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Can my wife draw social security from my account and let
Can my wife draw social security from my account and let hers continue to grow until she is 70? … read more
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May my wife collect spousal social security benefits when she turns 66 in April even though I am still working? I am 68. … read more
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I am 68. I applied for social security a couple of years ago
Good morning. I am 68. I applied for social security a couple of years ago and suspended pay. My wife is 66 and can now file under her number. She hasn't had a job outside our home in a number of year… read more
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Lev
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My wife is a few credits short of qualifying for her own SS
My wife is a few credits short of qualifying for her own SS check. She never really had any earning to speak of and now she's 59. I'm 61. If I delay to Age 70 to start my SS, when should my wife start… read more
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I am 63 on SSDI, my wife turns 62 in 2017 and is going to
I am 63 on SSDI, my wife turns 62 in 2017 and is going to retire. I get 1850.00 a month and she should receive 850.00 a month. How so we go about maximizing the spousal as a feature?… read more
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My wife is 66, I am 63 and 9 months. I will work until 65
My wife is 66, I am 63 and 9 months. I will work until 65 but defer SS until I am 66. My wife's SS benefit based on her quarters worked is just $422, she mostly was at home. My benefit will be maxed o… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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In light of the recently changed law, I am confused about
In light of the recently changed law, I am confused about the impact on my wife (Petra) and me (Matt). Matt's DOB: Jan 11, 1947 (currently age 69) Petra's DOB: Aug 3, 1950 (currently age 65) In Jan 20… read more
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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
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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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
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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I began drawing full social security at 66 (i'm now 68). My
I began drawing full social security at 66 (i'm now 68). My wife will be 62 in June 2016. She qualifies for her own social security on her wage history. Can she draw "spousal benefits" until she turns… read more
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LawTalk
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I have read a lot on line but am still confused about
I have read a lot on line but am still confused about maximizing Social Security benefits when both spouses have accrued benefits and could use some guidance--especially understanding when to take spo… read more
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LawTalk
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I will be 66 in November, my wife will be 61 in February. My
I will be 66 in November, my wife will be 61 in February. My current monthly benefit would be at 66 $2,591, at 70 $3,492. My wife's monthly benefit would be at 62 $995, at 66 $1,383 and at 70 $1,842. … read more
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PDtax
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I am 68 years old, still working, and not receiving Social
I am 68 years old, still working, and not receiving Social Security benefits. I want to wait until I am 70 to maximize the benefit. My wife's job was eliminated last year, and she is not currently wor… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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My wife started collecting SS four years ago when she was 62.
My wife started collecting SS four years ago when she was 62. I am 63 and will retire in a year and a half. I can easily delay receiving benefits until I'm 70. I know that I can make a limited claim f… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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my spouse is 63 and drawing SS at age 62. Can she start drawing
my spouse is 63 and drawing SS at age 62. Can she start drawing on mine? I am 65. I have not started my SS yet. My SS will be reduced because I draw a pension. We can wait on mine but want to maximize… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
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I am almost 70 years old and my wife is 62 years. What is the
I am almost 70 years old and my wife is 62 years. What is the best strategy to handle SS benfits to maximize life long income, assuming that I will die earlier than my wife? (I earn more than my wife … read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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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 turn 66 in August of 2013 and my wife turns 66 in January
I turn 66 in August of 2013 and my wife turns 66 in January of 2014. Both of us are going to continue to work for a a few years longer--perhaps to age 70. My social security benefit at full retirement… read more
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