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What is your fee for answering questions? I just turned 62.
I just turned 62. My husband will be 60 in October. Can I collect early retirement benefits now and then collect a spousal benefit when my husband reaches full retirement age? My husband's benefits will be significantly higher than what I can collect on my own work record. … read more
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My wife is 64 yrs. old and starting taking social security
Second opinion] my wife is 64 yrs. old and starting taking social security at 62. I will be 62 in March of 2019. Should I take my benefit at 62 or 66 and 6 months? Can my wife claim spousal benefits w… read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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I am retiring in 90 days (age 64) but holding off taking SS
I am retiring in 90 days (age 64) but holding off taking SS until 66. My wife is a retired teach 2 years younger than I am. We plan on living off of her retirement and 401K income until I start taking… read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
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Both spouses retire in the same year. The husband is 65 and
Both spouses retire in the same year. The husband is 65 and the wife is 62. Does the reduction in payment to the 62 year old still apply?… read more
keeperumiami
keeperumiami
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Bachelor's Degree
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I have been receiving ss benefits since age 62; I am now
I have been receiving ss benefits since age 62; I am now over 67. My wife is still currently employed and is age 62. Is she currently eligible to receive some type of benefit, just because I am receiv… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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I was born in 1951 so I have been grandfathered in to the
I was born in 1951 so I have been grandfathered in to the "spouse then worker" benefit which is now considered a loophole. My husband is at full retirement age (66) and is taking his benefits now. His… read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
8,388 satisfied customers
I was born in 1953 and am married. I chose to take social
I was born in 1953 and am married. I chose to take social security at 62 because it was such a small amount. I worked along enough for credits, but was a stay at home wife/mother. My husband will clai… read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
8,388 satisfied customers
I am 66 1/2 years old. I lost my job in 10/2015 and have
I am 66 1/2 years old. I lost my job in 10/2015 and have been unable to find another. I am thinking of collecting social security as I need the money. I understand I will receive reduced benefits than… read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
8,388 satisfied customers
I am 67 years old working full time and receiving ss benefits.
I am 67 years old working full time and receiving ss benefits. My wife is 63 1/2 yrs old and working full time. Is she eligible to receive a portion of my ss benefits now and then receive her full ben… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
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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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JD
31,954 satisfied customers
My husband started collecting SS benefits last year when he
my husband started collecting SS benefits last year when he turned 65 as he was forced to retire . I am only 58 y/o and still working earning 100K+ My question is should I apply for spousal benefit no… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
10,768 satisfied customers
I am 67 and my wife is 65. I have not yet filed security
I am 67 and my wife is 65. I have not yet filed for Social security Benefits, my wife filed for her benefits at 62. My wife has now been on benefit for 32 months. Can my wife stop taking benefits now?… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
10,768 satisfied customers
Husband already retired Wife age is 61 Been marry 24 years
Husband already retired Wife age is 61 Been marry 24 years At 62 elect to take SSbenifits She has over 35 years working If she take benifits at 62 base on her record, when husband pass away. can she r… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
I am 66 and will work until age 75 .i will not take social
i am 66 and will work until age 75 .i will not take social security ubtil age 70 my wife is 62 and started taking her social scurity this year should i file now for mins and suspend and could she then… read more
PDtax
PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
9,538 satisfied customers
My wife just turned 62. According to our SS statements she
My wife just turned 62. According to our SS statements she is eligible for about 33% of what I, her husband, am eligible. Does it make sesne for her to take her discounted amount at 62 and then conver… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
Hi: I am planning to retire next Septemebr 2014 at age 67
Hi: I am planning to retire next Septemebr 2014 at age 67 - one year beyond my full SS eligibility. At that time, I will be eligible for approx. $2,900 monthly. My wife will be age 62 at that same tim… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
My wife filed for benefits on her own record at age 62. She
My wife filed for benefits on her own record at age 62. She is elligible to get an adjustment when I file on my record at age 66 for 1/2 my amount , adjusted down for her early filing on her own recor… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
I AM 64 YEARS OLD AND STILL WORKING- I WILL APPLY FOR SOC SEC
I AM 64 YEARS OLD AND STILL WORKING- I WILL APPLY FOR SOC SEC AT AGE 66. MY WIFE IS RETIRED AND IS 63 YEARS OLD AND IS ELIGIBLE FOR EARLY SOC SEC NOW. MY QUESTION IS IF SHE APPLIES FOR SOC SEC NOW CAN… read more
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retirementlawyer
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