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Benefits question. I am the major wage earner in my family
Benefits question. I am the major wage earner in my family and currently receive social benefits although still working. My wife when 65 will have social benefits also considerably less than mine. Wha… read more
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I am 62 years old and retired. My wife is the larger wage earner, remains employed, and will be turning 70 in November of this year. Her Social Security will be near the maximum $3776 per month, while… read more
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I'm trying to figure out when I should begin to collect
I'm trying to figure out when I should begin to collect social security. I went to the social security office to try to get information and I did receive a benefit matrix, but I'm still confused. I ju… read more
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You just answered my question about my wife's date beginning
You just answered my question about my wife's date beginning her SS benefits having an impact on what she would get as a survivor when I die and you said no impact. So does that mean that it is a good… read more
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My wife is turning 65 next month, I was the primary earner
my wife is turning 65 next month, I was the primary earner over our work life, and turn 65 next year. our plan is for me to wait until 68 to take my social security. … read more
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My wife who was a wage earner died on July 25, 2015. I am
My wife who was a wage earner died on July 25, 2015. I am now 66 years old and have not put in to collect under social security to date. Can I collect under my deceased wife's social security until I … read more
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Lev
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My wife and I will turn 65 this year and although she
My wife and I will turn 65 this year and although she retired a couple of years ago, I plan on working until 70 and maybe longer. I've been reading about the restricted benefit strategy and wanted to … read more
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Looking to maximize social security benefits. My DOB -
My DOB - 4/2/52 Wifes DOB 5/20/52 She is no longer working and we need to apply for her benefits. I plan on working till age 70. Does file & suspend or any other strategy get us more than just her filing for her own benefits now at age 65? … read more
Lev
Lev
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I an the larger earner and I'll be 65 in Sept, so I
Hello, I an the larger earner and I'll be 65 in Sept, so I have not reached FRA. My wife will be 63 in July. Unfortunately, I cannot use the file and suspend option but I do not fully understand the r… read more
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I will be 70 this July 2016 and will begin collecting my maximum
I will be 70 this July 2016 and will begin collecting my maximum social security benefit. ($2000 per month). My wife turns 62 on May 24, 2016 (next month). If she elects to collect right away she will… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
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I am 67, still working and not receiving social security.
I am 67, still working and not receiving social security. My wife will be 65 in October, is still working and not receiving social security. We are self-employed in our own business. Our goal is to dr… read more
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I am 67 and currently am not taking social security benefits.
I am 67 and currently am not taking social security benefits. If I applied today I would receive $2609 At age 70 I would receive $3189. My wife doesn't turn 66 (FRAN) until this coming Sept 2016. She … read more
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I am married. Neither one of us are collecting SS as of yet.
I am married. Neither one of us are collecting SS as of yet. I will be turning 64 in about one week and my husband is 63 years old. I am not working and my estimated SS payment would be about $900 if … read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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I plan on taking SS payments at 62. I realize that will
I plan on taking SS payments at 62. I realize that will result in reduced benefits for me. I have been the the larger wage earner. My wife is 63. What are the benefits if she waits until 66 to start r… read more
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Spouse retiring in July 2015 - at 66. Full retirement age
Spouse retiring in July 2015 - at 66. Full retirement age for soc sec. Has pension from state after working at University for 47 years. Has earned less than me but can live on pension without taking s… read more
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My wife has a very spotty record as a wage earner. I have a
My wife has a very spotty record as a wage earner. I have a continuous record near the top of the normal range. I turn 66 on May 21 2015 and she turns 65 0n12/26/2014. She will not be returning to the… read more
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I am 65 and will not retire for many years. My wife is 63 and
I am 65 and will not retire for many years. My wife is 63 and earns much less than me. Our basic plan is for me to wait to draw until 70 under my account, and for her to draw half of my benefit then. … read more
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I am 62 and plan to claim social security benefits at 70. My
I am 62 and plan to claim social security benefits at 70. My wife is 65 and claimed SS benefits at 63 on her own account. I am the high earner between us, and she had planned to switch to a spousal cl… read more
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