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My wife is trying to decide if she should draw her SS or
my wife is trying to decide if she should draw her SS or wait until i retire in a few years ? we are both 63. if she draws now it will be approximately $420.00 will she get approximately half of mine … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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I just turned 62 and have decided to wait until I reach full
I just turned 62 and have decided to wait until I reach full retirement age to draw my benefits. My wife will be 62 in October. Assume that we are both alive If she begins to draw on SS will that impa… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
16,514 satisfied customers
My wife is 63 yrs old. I am 62. We estimate her life
My wife is 63 yrs old. I am 62. We estimate her life expectancy to be 80 yr old. If she takes her ss now, she will get $835 per month. At 66 it will be $1009, at 70 $1305. I will wait till 66 for my $… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
Attorney
JD
2,542 satisfied customers
I am currently 71 and have been drawing social security
I am currently 71 and have been drawing social security benefits at 64. I am married, my wife who is 58 will start drawing her benefits at 62 (current plan). Also, due to income disparity, my current … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
16,514 satisfied customers
Both my wife and I are receiving our monthly SS checks. I
Both my wife and I are receiving our monthly SS checks. I visited with a relative and we discussed our retirement. He and his wife are older and he mentioned that his wife received one-half the amount… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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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
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
41,294 satisfied customers
If my wife and I are legally separated at my death. And I
If my wife and I are legally separated at my death. And I retired at full retirement age getting 1875 per month 9converted from disability I was awarded ssdi at 63 and converted when I tuned 65. Wife … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
41,294 satisfied customers
My wife is retired but has not started getting SS benefits.
My wife is retired but has not started getting SS benefits. If she starts now at age 62, and I work until I am 70 (I am 63 now). When I die will she the amount of my maximum benefit, or will she be pe… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
41,294 satisfied customers
I started drawing SS 16 years ago, at age 62. The lady who
I started drawing SS 16 years ago, at age 62. The lady who signed me up suggested I take a reduction so my wife would continue to get 1/2 if I die first, in addition to the reduction for starting at a… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,544 satisfied customers
I am 57 yrs old. i was just put on social security
i am 57 yrs old. i was just put on social security disbiliity. my ex makes more money than i. the SS told me that I can not collect her bennifits until i am 62 and retire is this true?… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
, I am 65 and my wife 62. She is thinking of drawing
I am 65 and my wife 62. She is thinking of drawing her SS benefit 2000.00 per month. I am in declining health but have a larger SS benefit about 3500.00 month which I have not filed for. Should I die could she take a survivor benefit based on my benefit amount. How would that affect the growth of benefit etc.. … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
I am 65 and working full time and have a house wife of 64.
I am 65 and working full time and have a house wife of 64. No debts and house is fully paid. Currently our household expenses run to about $55,000/yr. Our retirement portfolio currently includes $1.5m… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
2,450 satisfied customers
I am 68 and receive full ss benefits. If my wife retires and
I am 68 and receive full ss benefits. If my wife retires and receives benefits at 62 will she receive a reduced survivor benefit when I die even after she reaches age 66… read more
dylatess
dylatess
ATTORNEY
JD
3,610 satisfied customers
If I stop working at age 61 but do not apply for my social
If I stop working at age 61 but do not apply for my social security benefits until age 66 ( I can live off a pension and IRA until age 66), whmat affect will this have in terms of monthly benefit at a… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
I now receive SS benefits at the age of 70. My wife retires
I now receive SS benefits at the age of 70. My wife retires in two years at the age of 62. Will my SS benefit amount affect the amount of earnings she is entitled to receive. ie will she get a percent… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
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
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
I am now 65, and my wife is 60. We both plan to start Social
I am now 65, and my wife is 60. We both plan to start Social Security benefits when we turn 70. My question is: Am I allowed, when my wife turns 62, and I will then be 67, to claim half-benefits based… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
I am now 66 years old and am not drawing SS yet. My wife is
I am now 66 years old and am not drawing SS yet. My wife is 65 and has been drawing her SS since she was 62. Her monthly benefit is approx $1200. My monthly benefit would be in the range of $2100. I h… read more
dylatess
dylatess
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JD
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Licensed CPA, CMA, CFE, CGMA M.Accy Also Teach Accounting courses at Master's Level

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Christopher B, Esq.

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Attorney licensed for 17 years specializing in various fields.

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Stephanie O Joy, Esq

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25+ years legal exp. - 15+ years owning/operating her own SSD Law practice.

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