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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
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lev-tax
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My wife turns 65 this month. I am 65 now and turn 66 in
Second opinion] 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
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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I have recently retired early at 61. My wife is already over
I have recently retired early at 61. My wife is already over 65 but does not has have enough SS credits on her own. I want to get her on spousal coverage when I turn 62 for Medicare and retirement ben… read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
30,472 satisfied customers
I am 65 and my wife is 61. I am wondering if I can apply for
I am 65 and my wife is 61. I am wondering if I can apply for restricted access (I do not plan to access my social security until age 70 when I retire) and claim spousal benefits knowing that my wife h… read more
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lev-tax
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My wife and I both will turn 62 later this year. I plan on
My wife and I both will turn 62 later this year. I plan on working at least until 66 and quite possibly until 70. My wife has not worked in many years. Can my wife file for benefits at 62 (approximate… read more
TaxRobin
TaxRobin
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
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My adult son is disabled and has been since prior to the age
my adult son is disabled and has been since prior to the age of 18. he is now 25 years old. he has drawn on my SS since the age of 18 or 19, approx 835 month. my wife starting drawing on my SS when sh… read more
annelew12554
annelew12554
Master Tax Preparer
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My girlfriend is 61 (will be 62 in Dec) and has pancreatic
My girlfriend is 61 (will be 62 in Dec) and has pancreatic and liver cancer. Her husband passed away 3 weeks ago after a 2 month illness of esophageal cancer. He was 53 and had not yet applied for SS … read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
3,071 satisfied customers
I am 72 and began taking SS at 65. My wife is 61. Can my
I am 72 and began taking SS at 65. My wife is 61. Can my wife get spousal benefits from my account until she is 70 when we plan to begin taking her SS. I read that spouses can get up to half my monthl… read more
PDtax
PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
9,538 satisfied customers
My wife is 57 and on Social Security Disablility. I am 70 and
My wife is 57 and on Social Security Disablility. I am 70 and receiving Social Security benefits for just myself. Am I eligible to be receiving Social Security benefits on my account for me plus spous… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
3,071 satisfied customers
I'm an am already collecting SS. My wife will be 62 on August
I'm 69 an am already collecting SS. My wife will be 62 on August 5 and will be filing for SS based on my work record. She worked until 1999 and has 31 credits. The reason for the stoppage in work was … read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
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Social Security question: I'm 61 and applying term
Social Security question: I'm 61 and applying for long term disability from my job. Should I also apply for social security disability and can I receive both at the same time. The long term disability… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
4,726 satisfied customers
My wife has been on SSDI years. When she becomes age
My wife has been on SSDI for many years. When she becomes age elegible for SS retirement benefits, how are they calculated and combined with SSDI?… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
4,726 satisfied customers
I am 63 and will wait till age 66 to draw SS. My wife is 61
I am 63 and will wait till age 66 to draw SS. My wife is 61 and made far less over lifetime than I. Can she claim at 62 and I file on her record then both of us change to my record when I turn 66?… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,582 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
4,582 satisfied customers
My wife and I are both 65. She is retired and has been collecting
My wife and I are both 65. She is retired and has been collecting her SS since August 2013. I will be 66 in September. Someone told me I can collect half of my wife's benefits without to her or me. In… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
My wife is 64 (3/9/50) and has been diagnosed with PSP/FTD
My wife is 64 (3/9/50) and has been diagnosed with PSP/FTD (~3-5 year life expectancy), which I believe fall under SS Compassionate Allowance. SS estimates her age 63 benefit @785/month; her FRA (66) … read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
My wife is receiving SS disability, she is 59 and I am 61.
My wife is receiving SS disability, she is 59 and I am 61. I am working and I hope to begin drawing my SS at age 65. Will my spouse still be able to elect to take a percentage of my SS benefits? If so… read more
CGCPA
CGCPA
Owner
Bachelor's Degree
3,360 satisfied customers
If my low income wife claims early SS benefits at age 62, her
If my low income wife claims early SS benefits at age 62, her benefit is calculated to be about $750/mo (based upon $1,000/mo at age 66 less 25%). My benfit at full retirement age is $2,400/mo. Can my… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
13,637 satisfied customers
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