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If i am legally separated when is it best to apply for
If i am legally separated when is it best to apply for social security? Half of his benefit will be more than my own. We are both 61. alimony will be about 2000.00, as long as he is still working.His … read more
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Wife is divorced and will be 66 in July, 2017. Former spouse
Wife is divorced and will be 66 in July, 2017. Former spouse is age 59. They were married for more than 20 years. Can she collect on his earnings record?… read more
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keeperumiami
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I was born in 1951 so I have been grandfathered in to the
I was born in 1951 so I have been grandfathered in to the "spouse then worker" benefit which is now considered a loophole. My husband is at full retirement age (66) and is taking his benefits now. His… read more
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My husband is turning 66 next week. I am 64 and won't be 66
My husband is turning 66 next week. I am 64 and won't be 66 until the end of next year. He has benefits in his name that are lower than half the spousal benefits he could receive under my account. Wha… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I am 70, my husband 63, and I have been drawing Soc. Sec. since
I am 70, my husband 63, and I have been drawing Soc. Sec. since I was 66. My husband tried for spousal benefits when he was 62 on my account but was denied since one half of mine was less than his ful… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I am 62 and on disability. My husband turns 66 on 5/11/16.
I am 62 and on disability. My husband turns 66 on 5/11/16. Can he file for his full retirement and then suspend before 4/29/16 and then would I be able to file for half his benefits NOW without losing… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I will be 62 in 2017, my husband is 15 years older. I have
I will be 62 in 2017, my husband is 15 years older. I have not worked much since 1999. My husband drew his SS at 66, and retired at 74. I need to figure out if I am able to draw on him considering he … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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My husband and I divorced after 27 years. Neither one of us
My husband and I divorced after 27 years. Neither one of us has remarried. Am I entitled to any of his social security benefits? He is 68 yrs old and I am 61 yrs old. He retired 2 or 3 years ago. I am… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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I am 62 in two months. I was married 12 years and am now
I am 62 in two months. I was married 12 years and am now divorced from my ex for two years-he is almost three years my junior (59) - yet was the larger earner I am self employed and would like to file… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I am 62yrs old and just retired. My husband is 66 and still
I am 62yrs old and just retired. My husband is 66 and still working. I was wondering if I can apply for spousal benefits and have this not effect my husbands SS at all. His plan is to work until 68 an… read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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Husband already retired Wife age is 61 Been marry 24 years
Husband already retired Wife age is 61 Been marry 24 years At 62 elect to take SSbenifits She has over 35 years working If she take benifits at 62 base on her record, when husband pass away. can she r… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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I was 62 this last April and have not decided whether or not to collect Social Security be
I was 62 this last April and have not decided whether or not to collect Social Security benefits? If I apply later this year will I be paid retroactively going back to April? The reason I feel it is w… read more
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I am now 64 as of nov. 2014At 62 my husband told me his tax
I am now 64 as of nov. 2014 .Me at 62 and my husband at 66,told me his tax person told us to start taking SS Hearing it from my husband who is in the money business I thought ok/ not knowing what I wa… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Sorry about the length. Assume you have: Husband (H) age
Sorry about the length. Assume you have: Husband (H) age 66 with full retirement benefit = $2,400; Spouse (S) age 62 full retirement = $900. I pick the 4 year spread and "larger" benefit discrepancy o… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Im trying to get the most benefits now at age 62...mine and
I'm trying to get the most benefits now at age 62...mine and ex-spouse's. I'm told I get 30% of mine and the difference of his to make 50% of his full retirement amt...is that correct? So if mine is $… read more
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I was married for 19 years to a man who is on SSDI. We have
I was married for 19 years to a man who is on SSDI. We have been divorced for over two years and I am unmarried. I am 61 and eligible for full Social Security benefits at age 66. His benefits are sign… read more
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I am 65 later this year and still working my wife will be 62
I am 65 later this year and still working my wife will be 62 earlier this year and she would like to claim her pension then. I have the have the larger pension option at retirement. I had heard about … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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My spouse is 65, and will take social security this summer.
My spouse is 65, and will take social security this summer. When I hit 62 in 4 years, IF i file and suspend, can my spouse start drawing half of my larger payments? Would it be half of my eligibility … read more
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