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My wife is 63 and collecting social security disability
My wife is 63 and collecting social security disability benefits until she is 65. I am 66 and full retirement age. Do I qualify for a spousal benefit based on her income while she is taking disability… read more
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My husband is going to be in June and I will be 68 in November,
My husband is going to be 69 in June and I will be 68 in November, neither of us as applied to collect any social security yet. I have heard that since my SS is currently calculated to be slightly hig… read more
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Should a person born in 1953 automatically file Restricted
Should a person born in 1953 automatically file for the Restricted Application for Spousal Benefits so that it is in place (spouse born in 1958) for when decision is made to retire and start taking be… read more
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My wife turned 66 last September - she wants to file and suspend
My wife turned 66 last September - she wants to file and suspend until age 70. She was previously married for more than 10 years - is she entitled to her former spouse's SS now?… read more
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I will be 66 on 6/12/2016, and retiring from work 7/29/2016.
I will be 66 on 6/12/2016, and retiring from work 7/29/2016. My wife will be 64 on 6/2/2016. She will leave work 7/29/2016 but will not file for social security until age 66. Can she get the spousal b… 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
lev-tax
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I currently collect social security on my deceased first husbands
I currently collect social security on my deceased first husbands social security. He passed away in 1985 at the age of 33. I am 62 right now and 63 on 5/17/16. My second husband passed away on 8/4/20… read more
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Is there any downside to filing retirement and suspending
Is there any downside to filing for SS retirement and suspending right away? I'll be 66 April 24 of this year. I hear that by suspending I can increase my intake by 8%/year till age 70, and I can also… read more
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May 2016 banned Social Security benefits, what to I need to
May 2016 banned Social Security benefits, what to I need to do? … read more
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How do I file for "file and suspend''? I am currently 6
How do I file for "file and suspend''? I am currently 67 years old and therefore I would be suspending for almost 3 years. Can I still apply for my husband's spousal benefit even though I have been co… read more
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What SSA benefitswill be banned on May 1, 2016. I am 63 and
What SSA benefitswill be banned on May 1, 2016. I am 63 and drawing SS from my deceased ex husband. We were married for 15 years. … read more
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My husband and I will turn 65 this coming November. Our
My husband and I will turn 65 this coming November. Our retirement plan was for me to "file and suspend" my social security while I continue working until I'm age 70. My husband will need to retire an… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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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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Im am 64 And looking to retire I was widowed in 1993 the
Hi Im am 64 And looking to retire I was widowed in 1993 the rmaiired and divorced in 2015 I have NO idea what to do? I was thinking of making an appointment to sit with a rep at the SS office … read more
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I understand Social security POMS and GN allows a couple who
I understand Social security POMS and GN allows a couple who have reached full retirement age to one of them file and "suspend" and the other file a "restricted" spousal benefit application and delay … read more
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What are the various strategies for "file and suspend" with
What are the various strategies for "file and suspend" with respect to social security? My wife and I are 64 and we are planning how to take social security. We have both worked over our entire adult … 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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If both spouses are FRA can each claim spousal benefits on
If both spouses are FRA can each claim spousal benefits on the other's account and delay receiving their own benefits until age 70 so their own benefits will continue to increase and they will get the… read more
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