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In 2009 my wife and I went to Bloomingdale, Illinois in
Second opinion] In 2009 my wife and I went to Bloomingdale, Illinois in person to apply for Social Security benefits. I was 65 and she was 62. I applied for the full amount and my wife had a few credi… read more
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The wife has never worked. at 62 she claimed benefits from
The wife has never worked. at 62 she claimed benefits from her husband who was not receiving the benefit at that time. The husband claimed benefits at age 65 and was receiving 2000 per month. Was wife… read more
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Lev
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I am asking this question on behalf of my wife who is
I am asking this question on behalf of my wife who is turning 62 later this year. She wants to know the following: Can she draw her entitlement at 62 and if so, is there any reduction in the total amo… read more
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My wife is 1 1/2 years older than I. After I retired she
My wife is 1 1/2 years older than I. After I retired she began to receive SS benefits under my name. I understood that she was to have received 1/2 what I was receiving. This wasn't so. Will you kindl… read more
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J*******on - I am 66years old and on Medicare. I am planning
My name is************on - I am 66years old and on Medicare. I am planning not to draw Social Security until age 70 to let it build. Can my wife at age 62 years old draw half on mine with out effectin… read more
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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
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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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My wife is 68, retired and began taking her very modest SS
My wife is 68, retired and began taking her very modest SS benefits at 62. I am 65, still working, and contemplating retirement later this year when I turn 66. Can I then file for restricted SS benefi… read more
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i started drawing beneifit at age 66 but still work. my wife
i started drawing beneifit at age 66 but still work. my wife started drawing her social security at age 62 but still work. we was not told about spouse benefits that is a lot more than what she draws.… read more
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my wife and i are currently receiving ss benefits and have
my wife and i are currently receiving ss benefits and have since we both turned 65 both of us are 82 years old wife birth date is 8/21/1932 and mine is 9/9/1932 she has been drawing on her benefit sin… read more
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I am 79 and my wife is 59. I started my SS when I reached
I am 79 and my wife is 59. I started my SS when I reached 65. My wife worked full time but has not worked in the past 15 years. My question is when she reaches 62 can she file on my SS and when she is… read more
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My wife is entitled to receive half of my social security at
My wife is entitled to receive half of my social security at my full retirement age of 66 (she will be 65) but if she starts receiving social security on her own account at her age of 62, will it redu… read more
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I am 66 and just started collecting my benefits in March; my
I am 66 and just started collecting my benefits in March; my spouse is 62 and will turn 63 in July. Is she able to collect 1/2 of my benefits ( which would be more than hers at 62 ) when she turns 63;… read more
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I am 74, and I have been collecting Social Security since
I am 74, and I have been collecting Social Security since age 65. I am still working. My wife is 64; can she start collecting 50% of my Social Security payment when she turns 65, and then switch to he… read more
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If my wife never earned enough quarters to draw social security,
If my wife never earned enough quarters to draw social security, is it true that she still gets half of what my social security will be with out affecting my social security?… read more
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The question is My wife is 64 now on 2/21/12 She was born in
The question is My wife is 64 now on 2/21/12 She was born in 1948,which means to be fully qualified for Soc.Sec .She needs to be 66and one half ,Correct? supposing She decides to start drawing her Soc… read more
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My wife begins collecting social security on Dec 1, 2011, she
My wife begins collecting social security on Dec 1, 2011, she turns 65 on Nov 7, 2011. I am 61 and will not be 62 until August 2012. My social Security will be almost double my wife's. If I die before… read more
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My wife is 63 and would like to retire in December 31, 2011.
My wife is 63 and would like to retire in December 31, 2011. Can she draw on my SS without me being penalized? I have heard that she can draw on hers and part of mine. Or she can draw on 1/2 of mine u… read more
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