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What is the time limit on collecting SS? 62 is mine and I am
62 is mine and I am on my deceased husband. I believe he waited till he was between 72 and 75 before collecting. … read more
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emc011075
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If a spouse dies and the deceased spouse ss has been
If a spouse dies and the deceased spouse ss has been activated and the others has not, can the surviving spouse collect the ss of the deceased until 70 when they then activate their own ss? They make … read more
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emc011075
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I am trying to find out what my Social Security will be. I
I am trying to find out what my Social Security will be. I just turned 62 and am wondering what the amount would be now, at 661/2 and at 70. I am also divorced from a man that I was married to for 18 … read more
Barbara
Barbara
Enrolled Agent, Paralegal
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I am 62 yrs old and have NOT started drawing SS benefits. My
I am 62 yrs old and have NOT started drawing SS benefits. My husband is 70 and currently gets @1700 monthly benefit. My monthly benefit will be roughly 1000. According to the new 2016 rules, approxima… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
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I am 62yrs old and just retired. My husband is 66 and still
I am 62yrs old and just retired. My husband is 66 and still working. I was wondering if I can apply for spousal benefits and have this not effect my husbands SS at all. His plan is to work until 68 an… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
10,758 satisfied customers
The husband has been receiving social security benefits past
The husband has been receiving social security benefits for the past 8 years ( age 62 ), his wife plans to sign up for benefits this year at age 62. The husband who receives the higher benefit and wil… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
My husband was receiving SS when he died at, when I reached
My husband was receiving SS when he died at 69, when I reached 60 I took the allowed reduced amount of his benefit. I will be 62 soon and do not understand the change in the filing-as-a-spouse-first s… read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
30,494 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
Three years ago My husband passed away at age 59. I'm receiving
Three years ago My husband passed away at age 59. I'm receiving survivorship benefits. I'll turn 62 in 02/2015, can I apply to receive my husband's regular social security benefits instead of my own? … read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
18,472 satisfied customers
Regarding Survivors Benefit: My Husband passed away this month
Regarding Survivors Benefit: My Husband passed away this month at 62 years old. At same date I was and am 63 until Nov. 8. I am still working and wishing to retire at 66. I called SSA as the website s… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
18,472 satisfied customers
I started drawing SS when I was 62. My husband waited until
I started drawing SS when I was 62. My husband waited until he had full benefits to draw his so he gets a lot more. If he dies, can I switch to his benefit?… 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
I was married for 32 years to a Viet Nam vet (served 4 years
I was married for 32 years to a Viet Nam vet (served 4 years in Navy 1964-1968) when he died. I was 49 with a disabled child, my husband was 50. I remarried after 5 years and am now in the process of … read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
18,472 satisfied customers
I am 62 and have not worked for 6 years. [layed off] If I apply
I am 62 and have not worked for 6 years. [layed off] If I apply for SS now my amount will be small. What I want to know is if I collect now, will I still be able to apply for my part of my husbands ss… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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Juris Doctor
37,876 satisfied customers
I am the ex wife of one who was in a catastrophic accident
I am the ex wife of one who was in a catastrophic accident in 1988. He and I were married at the time of the injuries. He has been on SS disability all along. I lost my benefits when we divoriced. I a… read more
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LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
37,876 satisfied customers
My husband and I are both nearing age 62. He is the major
My husband and I are both nearing age 62. He is the major earner; I will qualify for a very small SS benefit based on my own earnings. My husband is planning to wait until age 70 to apply for his bene… read more
dylatess
dylatess
ATTORNEY
JD
3,467 satisfied customers
If I wait to collect SS off my husbands SS, what happens if
If I wait to collect SS off my husband's SS, what happens if he should pass prior to my 65 birthday benifit? If he passed after I started to receive SS, would my SS increase?… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
I am a wife currently 67 years old. I began collecting my
I am a wife currently 67 years old. I began collecting my SS benefits at age 63 in the amount of $500 a month. I am 6 years older than my husband. He just retired today at age 62. His benefit at 62 is… read more
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dylatess
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