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I am divorced fro three years now from wife of 43 years. We
I am divorced fro three years now from wife of 43 years. We are very amicable. We took her SS early at her age 62. I took mine at full retirement age of 66. I'm now 69, she is 66. We were hoping to ge… read more
Lev
Lev
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I am male and was the primary earner. My ss benefit is $2010
I am male and was the primary earner. My ss benefit is $2010 per month. My wife is 64 and collects her benefit of $538 monthly. I have heard that if she doesn't draw hers, she can receive half of my a… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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My wife and I are on SS. When we started she got 50% of
My wife and I are on SS. When we started she got 50% of mine. Now it is much less than 50 … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I would like to know if my wife is on disability and I die
I would like to know if my wife is on disability and I die will she be able to drop her SS and take mine as a tax free disability benefit? … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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To be clear. Even though my wife's benefit will zero out
to be clear. Even though my wife's benefit will zero out because of her earnings deduction, my spousal benefit will not be affected because I have reached FRA ? The SS people told me that because my w… read more
Lane
Lane
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Sir, I have been on ss disability from 2011 until may 2015.I
Sir, I have been on ss disability from 2011 until may 2015.I read a book that said I could withdraw my ss premiums in lump sum and my wife could draw half of the ss Admin. I draw since they contacted … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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My wife will be 66 this June and eligible benefits. I will
My wife will be 66 this June and eligible for full benefits. I will be 66 this December and eligible for full benefits. My wife's benefits will be small, less than half of mine. If my wife files this … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
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My wife and I both receive SS Retirement Benefits. My wife
My wife and I both receive SS Retirement Benefits. My wife starting taking benefits when she reached her full retirement age. She is still working and is age 68. I took my social security at age 62 an… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
13,460 satisfied customers
Under the restricted application law will this work? My wife
Under the restricted application law will this work? My wife is 62 can she start drawing SS today, and i am 68 can I apply a restricted application for spousal benefits, leaving my credits to grow to … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
39,402 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
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My wife has been receiving SS benifits based on her earnings:
My wife has been receiving SS benifits based on her earnings: less than mine. We were not aware of the 50% rule at the time she applied for benifits. Can she now apply for half of my benifits and also… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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Juris Doctor
3,071 satisfied customers
I retired and took SS benefits at 65. I am now 67, My wife
I retired and took SS benefits at 65. I am now 67, My wife is 62 and has just retired. Can she take half of my benefits now as spousal benefits and then change to her full benefits when she is 66-70?… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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Greetings and Thank you. Iam Joe 65 1/2 and intend to file
Greetings and Thank you. Iam Joe 65 1/2 and intend to file and suspend at 66 until 70, My wife 66 1/2 filed for her ss at age 62. when I file and suspend will she get 50% of mine or 35%of mine since s… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
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questions about my wife who getting close, as to whether to
questions about my wife who getting close, as to whether to take early but hers will be very small and mine is large but I am in bad health. I am aware she can get 1/2 of mine as wife but do not know … read more
R. Klein, EA
R. Klein, EA
Tax Advisor
Master's Degree
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I have collected ss since 62, 2 1/2 years ago. My wife filed
I have collected ss since 62, 2 1/2 years ago. My wife filed today, will be 62 in September. I spoke to an agent at the national ss 800 number and was told that my wife would benefit by filing for her… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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Im 74, retired, and on SS since I was 62. My wife, Laura,
I'm 74, retired, and on SS since I was 62. My wife, Laura, is 62, still working, and not on SS. We're trying to decide whether Laura should: (1) wait till she's 66 before taking any form of SS; or (2)… read more
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dylatess
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Husband and wife both born in 1948. Retirement age is 66.
Husband and wife both born in 1948. Retirement age is 66. If husband defers at 66 and waits till 70 to take ss his benefit goes up by 8% a year. If wife takes ss at age 66 she gets benefit based upon … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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My wife will be 62 in Sept. Would it be best for her to take
My wife will be 62 in Sept. Would it be best for her to take Soc Sec now (she does not work) or should she wait. If you takes her own soc sec, can she ever be able to take her share of mine?… read more
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