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A friend of mine is turning 62 and is divorced. She heard
A friend of mine is turning 62 and is divorced. She heard that there was a way she could file SS on her divorced husband of 11yrs and receive a SS security check from his SS without having to file her… read more
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TaxRobin
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My wife and I are both 66. We would like to retire middle of
My wife and I are both 66. We would like to retire middle of 2019. MY SS benefits at 66:$2755 Wife's benefit at 66 : $1979Are we better of not claiming SS benefits until we reach 70 and live off our P… read more
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TaxRobin
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I started receiving my Social Security benefit in 2016. Is
I started receiving my Social Security benefit in 2016. Is it possible to now change it to receiving one-half of my married spouses Social Security benefit? It would be about $200.00 a month more than… read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
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If a spouse dies and the deceased spouse ss has been
If a spouse dies and the deceased spouse ss has been activated and the others has not, can the surviving spouse collect the ss of the deceased until 70 when they then activate their own ss? They make … read more
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emc011075
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I am married. I am 54 and my husband is 55. He's not
I am married. I am 54 and my husband is 55. He's not retiring until at least 65. what are the rules for me taking a SS benefit from him before I take mine? Is it something like half? I know some of th… read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
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I was married for 20 years, then divorced. I have not
I was married for 20 years, then divorced. I have not remarried. I just turned 65 and plan to continue to work until age 70 at which time I will draw my SS. However, a friend told me that she thought … read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
30,440 satisfied customers
I am almost 63 yrs old. I was married yrs to my first
I am almost 63 yrs old. I was married for 14 yrs to my first husband. We divorced in 1990. I remarried in 1994 and we divorced in 2000. I have been single for the last 16 years. Can I collect SS benef… read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
30,440 satisfied customers
I turn 66 November 14, 2016, still working and I was married
I turn 66 November 14, 2016, still working and I was married for 10 years. Can I file for SS in September to receive my ex-husbands (50%) SS, and wait to file mine until I retire?… read more
TaxRobin
TaxRobin
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
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I am 73 and have been collecting SS since age 62.My wife who
I am 73 and have been collecting SS since age 62.My wife who was a full time worker till age 60 will turn 62 7/2016.Is File&Suspend an option for her?… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
I'm 73 started collecting SS at 62. Recently realized that I
I'm 73 started collecting SS at 62. Recently realized that I could have filed against my ex wife's SS to earn more. I receive 1500 mo she gets 2000 mo. I have since remarried my current wife gets 1600… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
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My spouse is turning 66 in October. I do not turn 66 until
My spouse is turning 66 in October. I do not turn 66 until May. My spouse can get SS but mine is greater. What is the best strategy for us? Can my spouse file on her SS until I turn full retirement at… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
I waited until age 70 to begin taking my SS benefits. My wife,
I waited until age 70 to begin taking my SS benefits. My wife, who is currently age 62, has a much lower SS record than mine. What % of my benefits would she be entitled to as a surviving spouse? Woul… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
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I was married for 41 years. My ex-spouse is 62, but has been
I was married for 41 years. My ex-spouse is 62, but has been receiving SS for about 8 years as he retired early with a disability. I am currently not working by choice, and am getting married in Decem… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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Is there a way to defer until age 70 and still allow spouse
Is there a way to defer until age 70 and still allow spouse (62) to get lump payment if something happen to me. (still working 66)… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
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Bachelor's Degree
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My husband is still working but is receiving his SS at his
My husband is still working but is receiving his SS at his FRA. I am retiring on May 30 and will be 63 in July. Since I have worked my entire life, I have earned Duel Entitlement. My husband insists t… read more
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My husband is 82 years old, frail, and in very poor health.
My husband is 82 years old, frail, and in very poor health. He and I have discussed what I will do when he is gone. I am 66 years old and in good health. He thinks I will be able to receive his SS and… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
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Im a 64 year old female-Retiring soon. Will get about $1800
I'm a 64 year old female-Retiring soon. Will get about $1800 if I take ss now-$2200. if I wait until 66. My husband is 72-retired and gets his ss of $1700/mo. Is there any advantage in my taking 1/2 o… read more
dylatess
dylatess
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JD
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I am 66 and receiving social security payments. My wife is
I am 66 and receiving social security payments. My wife is 61. she does not have any significant wages and will not qualify for any benefits on her own. is she eligible for for spousal under my benefi… read more
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