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My wife took her social security at her full retirement age.
My wife took her social security at her full retirement age. A am about two years older than she is. She took one half of my benefit amount at 66, I delayed taking my SS until I became 70. My question… read more
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First the facts needed to support the question: 1. Person A
First the facts needed to support the question: 1. Person A is receiving spousal benefits. 2. Person A has been receiving the benefits since her husband (person B) filed for benefits at age 62. 3. Bot… read more
Lev
Lev
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My wife and I want to apply under her Social Security
My wife and I want to apply under her Social Security benefits. She is 65, born August 1952 and I am 67. It is my understanding that we can apply under her, me as her spouse. Then, when I turn 70, we … read more
Lev
Lev
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My wife turns 65 this month. I am 65 now and turn 66 in
My wife turns 65 this month. I am 65 now and turn 66 in November. Can I file and collect 1/2 of her FRA and let my account continue to grow ? … read more
Lev
Lev
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I did file and suspend on April 16 2015. My wife is
I did file and suspend on April 16 2015. My wife is receiving a spousal benefit. I will turn 70 and begin receiving benefits in January 2018. My wife will turn 68 in January 2018. If she wants to have… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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My wife is a few credits short of qualifying for her own SS
My wife is a few credits short of qualifying for her own SS check. She never really had any earning to speak of and now she's 59. I'm 61. If I delay to Age 70 to start my SS, when should my wife start… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Thanks so much. I will try to keep this very short. I am
Ok. Thanks so much. I will try to keep this very short. I am 69 years old. My spouse is 68 years old. I work full-time and filed/suspended my benefits during the open loophole. My wife began spousal b… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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I will be 66 in July and intend on taking my social security
I will be 66 in July and intend on taking my social security (FRA) benefit starting when eligible. My wife is 5 years younger but currently on Soc Security Disability. Will she receive an added benefi… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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I RETIRED AT 67 AND STARTED MY SS CHECKS. my wife will be
I RETIRED AT 67 AND STARTED MY SS CHECKS. my wife will be fra on 10/24/16. should she file for spousal benefits before 4/30/16 or wait until her FRA?… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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My DOB is 5/2/1950. My wife's is 1/4/53. We are considering
My DOB is 5/2/1950. My wife's is 1/4/53. We are considering taking my wife's benefit now and restricting mine till 70 but also apply for the spousal benefit under my wife. I understand my DOB is a day… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I wanted to ask you what action you recommend to obtain the
I wanted to ask you what action you recommend to obtain the maximum SS benefit in the following scenario: I reached FRA in January of this year and received my first SS check this month. My wife will … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I need information on the new rules and Suspend and
I need information on the new rules for File and Suspend and Restricted filing. I am 68 and have not yet filed for benefits. My wife will be 66 in Sept 2016. Can we take advantage of either program?… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I turn 66 next week, 2/20/16, and I have applied retirement
I turn 66 next week, 2/20/16, and I have applied for my retirement benefit ($2551/month) since I am at FRA. My wife, age 62, is eligible for retirement benefit, although it would only be around $900/m… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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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
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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My wife is on disability -- she will be 63 in March. She
My wife is on disability -- she will be 63 in March. She works now so has no disability payments. When she retires in June, she has to options: 1) to continue to be on the disability (should she quali… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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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
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
38,273 satisfied customers
My wife, age 62 and 3 months receives $802/month on SS
My wife, age 62 and 3 months receives $802/month on SS Disability. I am 66 and 4 months. I am still working and am not on Social Security. My benefit would be $2526/month if I had chosen to take it wh… read more
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PDtax
Owner
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I am going to be 71 on 8-10 and have been taking SS since I
I am going to be 71 on 8-10 and have been taking SS since I was 64 (about $2,000 a month gross before medicare). My wife will be 66 on 8-6 and is not taking SS and is working with a $60,000 a year sal… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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