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My question pertains to the changes in the Social Security
My question pertains to the changes in the Social Security rules for spousal file and suspend. My situation is as follows: I am 66 and 5 months old and my wife is 61 and 3 months old. My benefit at re… read more
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I am 62 and began collecting social security on June
Hello! I am 62 and began collecting social security on June 1, 2015 due to a disability. My wife will be 61 in August 2016. She has not been working during the past 4 years because she was taking care… read more
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I will turn 66 on April 29th. My wife who is 54 in August has
I will turn 66 on April 29th. My wife who is 54 in August has not earned enough credits to be eligible for social security (and will most likely will never be). I plan on working at least till I am 70… read more
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I am 67 and have been on social security since I was 62 and
I am 67 and have been on social security since I was 62 and I still work full time, my wife also works and is drawing her ss since she was 62 ,she is now 66. With the changes coming on May 1st am I mi… read more
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If my spouse and I are both presently 62, both turning 63 in
If my spouse and I are both presently 62, both turning 63 in the fall of 2016, would the Final Suspend Maneuver as a Retirement Strategy work for us. We have heard that one of us must be 66 for this p… read more
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I am 66 yrs old collecting ss benefits. what are the chances
I am 66 yrs old collecting ss benefits. what are the chances of the looming ss retiree checks being cut may 1, 2016… read more
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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
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My wife at 62 began collecting her social security, and took
My wife at 62 began collecting her social security, and took a hit since she started so early and I turn 66 May 15th. I have 2 questions. Can she get her full benefits once she turns 66? My plan for m… read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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In light of the recently changed law, I am confused about
In light of the recently changed law, I am confused about the impact on my wife (Petra) and me (Matt). Matt's DOB: Jan 11, 1947 (currently age 69) Petra's DOB: Aug 3, 1950 (currently age 65) In Jan 20… read more
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I have read that file and suspend will be ending in April,
I have read that file and suspend will be ending in April, 2016. My wife is 63 and I am 62. Willwe be able to take advantage of this strategy when my wife turns 66?… read more
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I am now 66 (born Oct. 1949) and have already filed and
I am now 66 (born Oct. 1949) and have already filed and suspended my own SS benefits. My wife turns 66 in June 2016 (June 1950). Neither of us has ever received any SS $. Questions: 1. When my wife fi… read more
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I've been reading about the changes to "file and suspend"
I've been reading about the changes to "file and suspend" rules. If husband will be 66 on 5/21/16 and wife will be 66 on 12/1/17, are we able to have husband file and suspend at 66, then have wife col… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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If I file and suspend, and my wife takes spousal benefit, is
Hi. If I file and suspend, and my wife takes spousal benefit, is the spousal benefit amount the benefit she is stuck with for life, or can she take her own higher payment at a later date?… read more
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I am 67....and have been collecting Social Security since I
I am 67....and have been collecting Social Security since I was 62. My wife turns 66 on May 28, 2016. She wanted to take the option to collect an amount half of the amount of my benefit. We understand… read more
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File and suspend"—what is it? What does it mean? How do I
file and suspend"—what is it? What does it mean? How do I apply for it? I am 66 and will turn 67 in April 2016. My wife is 65 and will turn 66 in July 2016.… read more
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I am 66 years old- will be 67 in January. I am working full
I am 66 years old- will be 67 in January. I am working full time and plan on waiting to draw social security until I am 70. My benefit will be larger than my husband's. My husband is 61 and will be 62… read more
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With regards to the new budget law (Oct. '15). I understand
With regards ***** ***** new budget law (Oct. '15). I understand the File and Suspend will be discontinued, but we may be able to use Restricted application when we turn 66 (currently my husband and I… read more
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Following up on my initial question: I just received info from
Following up on my initial question: I just received info from a reputable website that appears to contradict a portion of your answer. I like your answer better but wanted to clarify. The other site … read more
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