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I have question I applied for SSA retirement and spouse
Hi, I have question I applied for SSA retirement and spouse benefits back in January 2018 and was not paid any back payments, I received $306 on my work record and $105 in spousal, but I did not start… read more
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My husband retired at 66 (FRA) and took his Soc Sec benefit, in 2009, based on his record. I was 66 (FRA) in 2012, but elected to wait to take benefits on my record. I did not file for spousal benefit… read more
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September 1950 FRA earnings of $2500, spouse of May 1955
September 1950 FRA earnings of $2500, spouse of May 1955 with earnings FRA earnings of $1500 Want to take FRA earnings in September of 2016, then suspend in June of 2017 and take spousal benefit of ha… read more
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I will be 70 in another week. I applied on line in April to
I will be 70 in another week. I applied on line in April to have my retirement benefit start when I'm 70. I hadn't realized that my wife was old enough to claim benefits on my record (she just turned … read more
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Christopher, I sent you a SS question on 4/25/2016. Please
Christopher, I sent you a SS question on 4/25/2016. Please review it. I stated in my question that my ex-spouse was born (May) 1957, which makes her 58yo. She is receiving SS disability benefit, to th… read more
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I am 62 and should I apply security benefit before
I am 62 and should I apply for social security benefit before April 30, but also my wife is 64 and not working should she wait till 65 or 67 to apply?… read more
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I understand that beginning May 1st, 2016 social security
I understand that beginning May 1st, 2016 social security recipients like myself and my husband (both on social security disability) will need to lock in our payments due to a new government law signe… read more
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I wanted to ask you what action you recommend to obtain the
I wanted to ask you what action you recommend to obtain the maximum SS benefit in the following scenario: I reached FRA in January of this year and received my first SS check this month. My wife will … read more
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Christopher B, 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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My DOB = 2-7-50, my spouse = 8-14-50. She's been collecting
My DOB = 2-7-50, my spouse = 8-14-50. She's been collecting SS disability since about 2009, which I believe will turn into "regular" benefits when she reaches her FRA this August. I will delay my own … read more
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RE: Current Soc Security Strategy (before 11/2/2015 changes
RE: Current Soc Security Strategy (before 11/2/2015 changes take effect)Can both spouses File and Suspend his/her own benefit and file a restricted application for spousal benefits only? So that both … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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I turned 62 and I'm trying to understand what it means to
I turned 62 and I'm trying to understand what it means to file and suspend and restricted filing. My husband is 60. He will have a larger benefit when eligible.… read more
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, I am a financial advisor and have a client that needs
Hello, I am a financial advisor and have a client that needs some advice around social security strategies. After running a financial plan, it appears advantageous to implement a file and suspend stra… 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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Steve G. Hi, How are you? Well I hope. I had some clients tell
Steve G. Hi, How are you? Well I hope. I had some clients tell me about this SS plan. I don't understand how it doesn't affect the husband's account if the spouse receives half of his ss benefit. Also… read more
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I am a male. By birth date is 04/23/1945. I expect to work
I am a male. By birth date is 04/23/1945. I expect to work to age 70. My current estimated SS at age is $2,617, and at age 70 is $3,329. I will earn about $225,000 per year until age 70. My spouse's b… read more
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Question about how spousal benefits are deternmined in the
Question about how spousal benefits are deternmined in the foillowing senerio. I am full retirement age (66) and my wife is 64. If I do a file and suspend so she can get spousal benefits does her bene… read more
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