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My wife and I are considering retirement. She's 64 and her
My wife and I are considering retirement. She's 64 and her benefit estimate indicates a monthly benefit of $1,080. I may not apply until December and my estimate of benefits indicates $1,870 a month. … read more
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Lev
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My wife is 64. She got off Feb 3rd She thought to retire
My wife is 64. She got laid off Feb 3rd She thought to retire instead of looking for a new job. She is drawing 1900 per month state retirement. Will this count against her in receiving social security… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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I am 66 1/2 and my wife is 64 1/2 years old. Since 1/2 of my
I am 66 1/2 and my wife is 64 1/2 years old. Since 1/2 of my benefit far exceeds hers (1400.00 per month vs. 270.00 per month), if I apply at this time and she applies also at this time for spousal be… read more
Lev
Lev
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My wife is 65 and has been receiving SS since turning 62. I
My wife is 65 and has been receiving SS since turning 62. I am 64 and currently working and plan to receive SS when I am 70. When I do receive benefits can my wife then switch to receive 1/2 of the mo… read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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My wife turns 65 this month. I am 65 now and turn 66 in
Second opinion] My wife turns 65 this month. I am 65 now and turn 66 in November. Can I file and collect 1/2 of her FRA and let my account continue to grow ? … read more
emc011075
emc011075
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I have a benefits question for my wife and I, I am 64 (bd
I am 64 (bd 10/24/1953). My wife is 65 (april 25, 1953) … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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I would like to determine the process for my spouse to
I would like to determine the process for my spouse to receive additional social security benefits based upon my level of benefits. My wife receives approx. $700 and I receive approx. $2,500. We just … read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
20,144 satisfied customers
My husband will turn 66 in February - does he need to wait
My husband will turn 66 in February - does he need to wait until March 1st to draw his benefits so he isn't penalized for not being 66? … read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
20,144 satisfied customers
My husband retired early at 62. I was the primary earner and
My husband retired early at 62. I was the primary earner and he was the secondary. I retired at6 66. Do his benefits increase when I retired?… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
20,144 satisfied customers
Spouse just turned 62. Should she start collecting her
Spouse just turned 62. Should she start collecting her benefit. I am 65 and still working and plan to start collecting at 66. Can my spouse then start collecting my spousal benefit at that time and st… read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
20,144 satisfied customers
I will reach full retirement age in Oct 2016. My estimated
I will reach full retirement age in Oct 2016. My estimated benefit is $2100 per month. My wife of 46 years will turn 66 in May of 2017. Her own benefit is estimated at just under $800. When is the opt… read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
20,144 satisfied customers
I am 64 (Born 4/18/52) and my wife is 62 (Born 11/29/53),
I am 64 (Born 4/18/52) and my wife is 62 (Born 11/29/53), she just quit working, if she applies now for social security benefits for herself. Can later when I reach full retirement age 66 (when she re… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
20,144 satisfied customers
I will turn 66 in august and recently applied to begin my social
I will turn 66 in august and recently applied to begin my social security at my full retirement age . My wife is 63 and earned much less than I did. Can she apply for early benefits now and switch to … read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
20,144 satisfied customers
My wife started collecting social security at 63 based on her
My wife started collecting social security at 63 based on her own earnings. The amount came out to 700.00. I'm 62 and always paid maximum social security tax. My estimate at 66 from social security is… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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My wife and I are both 63. I will be turning 64 in June and
My wife and I are both 63. I will be turning 64 in June and she will be turning 64 in July. I am working and I am paid approximately $100,000 per year. She is not working but has earned enough credits… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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I started taking ss retirement at full retirement age of 66
I started taking ss retirement at full retirement age of 66 and my wife took her own retirement benefit at about the same time only she took it at age 62. Her benefit is less than half of mine. Can sh… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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Juris Doctor
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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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Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
I currently am 64 and draw my reduced benefit of $1850 per
I currently am 64 and draw my reduced benefit of $1850 per month. My wife turns 62 next year and will start drawing then. Her own benefit is not much, about $250/month. Will she draw half of mine as a… read more
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Megan C
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