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Can I collect half of my exhusband's SS WHEN I TURN 64? IT
Can I collect half of my exhusband's SS WHEN I TURN 64? IT WAS OUR FIRST MARRIAGE and we were married 22 yrs. … read more
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Rick
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My wife passed away on sept. 30th 2015 at the age of 59. she
my wife passed away on sept. 30th 2015 at the age of 59. she was born on 06/27/1956 am i able to collect her ssi … read more
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I want to know when the best time to apply for SS benefits
I want to know when the best time to apply for SS benefits for my wife, who is 64 (DOB 6/17/52). If she was to wait until 66 she would earn about $800. I am 63 (DOB 12/25/53) and would earn about $2,9… read more
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I will be 66 June 12, 16 and will retire July 29, 16 starting
I will be 66 June 12, 16 and will retire July 29, 16 starting my social security benefits. New laws have caused concern about my wife collecting on my SS until she reaches full retirement at 70. Can s… read more
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I am 66 and drawing SS ($1913/mo). My wife turns 65 in April
I am 66 and drawing SS ($1913/mo). My wife turns 65 in April and is projected for around $1100/mo. It seems the new law might impact our ability to maximize our SS. Is there something we can do before… read more
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PhillipsEsq.
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There is lots of news about "file and suspend" and spousal
There is lots of news about "file and suspend" and spousal benefits (apparently changing April 30, 2016). My wife is almost 67 (March 1949) and I am 64 (September 1951). We both have worked for more t… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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Myself and my wife both collect social security our ages are
Myself and my wife both collect social security our ages are 64 and 63 we started to collect at 62.We both retired at the same time from Walt Disney world. We only collect $718.00 for my wife and $791… read more
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PhillipsEsq.
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I turn 66 (full retirement age) in Feb 2016 and interested
I turn 66 (full retirement age) in Feb 2016 and interested in applying for the "Restricted Application" benefit. My wife is 64, retired and has been drawing SS benefits since age 62. I understand that… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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Juris Doctor
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I am a 66 year old full-time RN. My husband is 64,on my
I am a 66 year old full-time RN. My husband is 64,on my insurance,a musician who is financially independent. My plan is to work until age 68 until my husband can get on medicare. I would like to hold … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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FACTS: 1. Husband's date of birth: November 10, 1943. 2.
FACTS: 1. Husband's date of birth: November 10, 1943. 2. Wife's date of birth: June 1, 1949. 3. Husband started receiving pension at age 70 and currently receives $3,057 per month. 4. Wife's current p… read more
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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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Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
I turn 66 on Dec 11 2014. My wife turns 66 on May 5 2016.
I turn 66 on Dec 11 2014. My wife turns 66 on May 5 2016. My FRA SS benefit is 2,300. Hers is 1,300. I want to file and suspend (Dec 11 or sooner ?) to allow her to claim a sousal benefit. Does he hav… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
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Hi, I started taking social security at 62. My wife is still
Hi, I started taking social security at 62. My wife is still working part time and will be 66 next month. I turned 66 last month. Can she "restrict her application" and collect half of my reduced bene… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
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My wife is 64 and we started her getting her benefit of $170
My wife is 64 and we started her getting her benefit of $170 a month as soon as she turned 62. I am 66 and plan to suspend my benefits to age 70. I think we made a mistake by starting my wife 2 years … read more
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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I retired at age 60 and I am now age 62 and do not intend to
I retired at age 60 and I am now age 62 and do not intend to return to work. Should I file for early retirement or wait to age 66. My spouse is currently employed & intends to be for the next 3 to 4 y… read more
retirementlawyer
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Due to health I took S.S benefits early at age 63 and I am
Due to health I took S.S benefits early at age 63 and I am now 66. My wife (64) has yet to apply. - Can she apply today for her own benefits and then switch to my spousal benefits when she is 66 ? -If… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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My wife does not qualify for SS because of not enough credits.
My wife does not qualify for SS because of not enough credits. I will turn 66 in November, 2012, she will be 64 in July of 2012. When I turn 66 can I apply for retirement benefits and ask for the paym… read more
dylatess
dylatess
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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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