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I am age 66 and at FRA. My wife does not turn 66 until 6 Jan
I am age 66 and at FRA. My wife does not turn 66 until 6 Jan 2020 (born 6 Jan 1954). My wife is not claiming social security benefits. Am I eligible to file a restricted applications against my wife's… read more
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My wife will turn 67 by the end of this month. Her monthly
My wife will turn 67 by the end of this month. Her monthly Social Security benefit if she elects to collect now would be approx. $1720. Both she and I would like to continue working. Can I file a rest… read more
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I will be 66 in April. My husband is 67 and not yet retired
I will be 66 in April. My husband is 67 and not yet retired and not collecting social security. Can I apply for social security based on his salary? I have been a Mother at home most of our married li… read more
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I turned 66 in Sept 2016. My ex-husband turned 65 in August
I turned 66 in Sept 2016. My ex-husband turned 65 in August 2016. We were married for 36 years. I want to try to. Claim 1/2 of his social security starting in Jan . 2017. And wait until I am 70 to tak… read more
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My wife is turning 65 and needs to register. I will be 66 in
My wife is turning 65 and needs to register. I will be 66 in August and still work and receive company health benefits. I do not intend to apply for SS or Medicare at this time. My wife is covered und… read more
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I will be 70 in another week. I applied on line in April to
I will be 70 in another week. I applied on line in April to have my retirement benefit start when I'm 70. I hadn't realized that my wife was old enough to claim benefits on my record (she just turned … read more
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I turn 66 in January of 2016. My husband turns 66 in July of
i turn 66 in January of 2016. My husband turns 66 in July of 2016. Neither of us has applied for social security as of yet. Is is possible for me to suspend me receiving my benefit until I am 70 and s… read more
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I'm 67 and my wife is turning 65 on June 7th. I was planning
I'm 67 and my wife is turning 65 on June 7th. I was planning to delay filing till 70 but should I file before the April 30 deadline and then suspend in order to take advantage of her option before Apr… 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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Christopher B, Esq.
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I will be turning 65 this month. Since I am not full retirement
I will be turning 65 this month. Since I am not full retirement age, can I file before the deadline (end of month) and postpone and have my wife receive 1/2 of my monthly retirement when I turn 66,FRA… read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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I turned 64 in Feb 2016. My wife will turn 63 in Dec 2016. I
I turned 64 in Feb 2016. My wife will turn 63 in Dec 2016. I plan on working for as long as I can. Does it make sense for me to apply for the file and suspend strategy? If yes, how does one go about d… read more
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I am 66 my wife will not be 62 until 07-15-2016 can I apply
I am 66 my wife will not be 62 until 07-15-2016 can I apply 4 months early and use the file and suspend?… 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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PhillipsEsq.
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Are there changes to the law governing Spousal Benefits,
Are there changes to the law governing Spousal Benefits, especially the ability of my spouse (if I am not taking my SS benefits until age 70, and she is not taking hers until age 70) to receive half o… read more
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I am turning age 66 in this coming April (my DOB is April
I am turning age 66 in this coming April (my DOB is April 18, 1950). My wife is now age 60 (her DOB is Nov. 11, 1955). It is my understanding that I can apply for the file and suspend benefit by April… read more
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Wife will be 67 july 2016, I am 66 march 1 2016, I am still
Wife will be 67 july 2016, I am 66 march 1 2016, I am still working a few more years, wife is retired. Both have not claimed SS benefit. Wife now = 1400, Me=2400 . seems like a lot of $$ left on the t… read more
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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 going to turn 66 in January 2016. I do not plan to get
I am going to turn 66 in January 2016. I do not plan to get social security until my wife turns 65 which will be in April 2017. She does not qualify for social security but could get the spousal benef… read more
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