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At age 70 my social security statement reads my monthly
At age 70 my social security statement reads my monthly benefit will be $3600. My wife is 2 years younger than I am. She has been a homemaker and has not had a job for many years. Her social security … read more
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emc011075
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I am 66 and 1 month and I am eligible for 100% of my SS
I am 66 and 1 month and I am eligible for 100% of my SS income. I am not working. My wife 62, and she is still working. Somebody told me that I can receive 100% of my SS income and my wife eligible to receive 50% of my SS income. Is it right statement? If yes, what limitation it could have (like total family income limitation) or maybe anything else? Thank you for your response … read more
Lev
Lev
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I was told if your wife draws less than half of what husband
I was told if your wife draws less than half of what husband receives,SS would increase her pension … read more
Lev
Lev
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My Husband was born April 26, 1955 I was born nine days
Hello My Husband was born April 26, 1955 I was born nine days later May 5, 1955. We have been married over 39 years. I worked the first 12 year of our marriage and part time in college. My husband is … read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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I am 81 and receiving $2,000 a month in Social Security, My
I am 81 and receiving $2,000 a month in Social Security, My wife will turn 62 in May 2017. Can she apply for SS based on my SS? I was told that she could apply and receive up to 50% of my payment and … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
My wife is turning 62 in November 2016 her early ret sum
My wife is turning 62 in November 2016 her early ret sum would be 705 per month I'm turning 62 in February 18 2017 and thinking of retiring April 30 2017 at approx 1900 month . If wife takes the 701 i… read more
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LawTalk
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I will reach full retirement age in Oct 2016. My estimated
I will reach full retirement age in Oct 2016. My estimated benefit is $2100 per month. My wife of 46 years will turn 66 in May of 2017. Her own benefit is estimated at just under $800. When is the opt… read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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I am on s.s disability my wife is turning 62 and she still
I am on s.s disability my wife is turning 62 and she still works but she is applying for s.s and will still work. Can this affect my s.s.d ? My s.s.d is 2120.00 she will be getting 789.00 on her s.s..… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
37,180 satisfied customers
I will turn 66 in august and recently applied to begin my social
I will turn 66 in august and recently applied to begin my social security at my full retirement age . My wife is 63 and earned much less than I did. Can she apply for early benefits now and switch to … read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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I started taking ss retirement at full retirement age of 66
I started taking ss retirement at full retirement age of 66 and my wife took her own retirement benefit at about the same time only she took it at age 62. Her benefit is less than half of mine. Can sh… read more
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LawTalk
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Juris Doctor
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I am a 66 year male who has filed security and then
I am a 66 year male who has filed for social security and then suspended it. My wife is 65 and will be 66 in Janurary of 2017..With the new budget going into effect on 4\29\16 the file and suspend wil… read more
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LawTalk
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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
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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JD
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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
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
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I am a 65 year old widow and wanted to apply benefits from
I am a 65 year old widow and wanted to apply for survivor benefits from my husbands SS. He passed away before he was 65. I was told no I could not, and when I questioned the representative on the phon… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I have been on Social Security Disability years and will
I have been on Social Security Disability for several years and will turn 65 in January 2016 My husband is younger and will not start collecting Social Security Retirement benefits until April of 2017… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
I turned 65 years old October 2013. My wife turned 66 April
I turned 65 years old October 2013. My wife turned 66 April 2013 but she did not have enough paid in to apply for SS benefits, she was a stay at home mom. I applied for benefits October 2013 even thou… read more
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Megan C
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Master's Degree
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Hi my name is Bob, Here is some background Info: Husband
Hi my name is Bob, Here is some background Info: Husband (me) is 67 (born 8/45) and collecting SS (Started SS at age 63) Wife is 64 (Born 7/48) and not collecting SS We have been married 17 years. My … read more
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LawTalk
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I will file for full SS benefits in 15 months at 66 and will
I will file for full SS benefits in 15 months at 66 and will get about 1800/month. My wife is two years younger than me and will get approx 1900/month at age 66. Can she file as spouse when I TURN 66 … read more
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LawTalk
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