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I am fixing to retire at age 66 and start drawing social
I am fixing to retire at age 66 and start drawing social benefits which which are estimated to be approximately 2440.00 per month. My wife will be 62 years of age and her benefit would be approximatel… read more
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If my wife starts drawing her SS benefits at age 62 then
If my wife starts drawing her SS benefits at age 62 then switches to Spousal benefits at age 68 what percentage will it effect her Spousal benefit. … read more
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My wife began receiving social security benefits at age 62
My wife began receiving social security benefits at age 62 while I waited until full retirement age of 66 after she received benefits. She turned 66 in April of 2017. Is she eligible for a spousal ben… read more
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I am 70 and began taking benefits at 62. My wife will be 65
I am 70 and began taking benefits at 62. My wife will be 65 this month. If she waits until she is 66, how do we calculate her benefits as 50% of my current SS payment or does she receive 50% of my ful… read more
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I began drawing full social security at 66 (i'm now 68). My
I began drawing full social security at 66 (i'm now 68). My wife will be 62 in June 2016. She qualifies for her own social security on her wage history. Can she draw "spousal benefits" until she turns… read more
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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
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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
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I began collecting SSA at age 62. I am now 67. My wife, who
I began collecting SSA at age 62. I am now 67. My wife, who is currently 62 (63 in April 2014) might like to file for spousal benefits using my account. She has more than 35 years of her own wage cred… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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I have a client who is 67. he is currently collecting SS. his
I have a client who is 67. he is currently collecting SS. his wife just turned 62. should she file for spousal SS. both of them are still working.… read more
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Ive been studying about "File & Restrict" social security
I've been studying about "File & Restrict" social security retirement and considering this method for me and my wife. I turned 62 in September of this year, and my wife turns 62 in August of next year… read more
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Hi: I am planning to retire next Septemebr 2014 at age 67
Hi: I am planning to retire next Septemebr 2014 at age 67 - one year beyond my full SS eligibility. At that time, I will be eligible for approx. $2,900 monthly. My wife will be age 62 at that same tim… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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I have collected ss since 62, 2 1/2 years ago. My wife filed
I have collected ss since 62, 2 1/2 years ago. My wife filed today, will be 62 in September. I spoke to an agent at the national ss 800 number and was told that my wife would benefit by filing for her… read more
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My wife will be 62.5 when she retires (July 2014). I will be
My wife will be 62.5 when she retires (July 2014). I will be 66. We plan on my wife taking her SS at 62.5 (estimated at $12,500 per year, $16,000 if she waited until 66) and I will take spousal benefi… read more
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Megan C
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When I take my SS benefits at age 70, my wife, then age 66
When I take my SS benefits at age 70, my wife, then age 66 will get a spousal benefit. She is currently 62, I am 66. Questions: She gets a spousal benefit of 50% of mine? Based upon my Normal Retireme… read more
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My wife applied for SS spousal benefits beginning after her
My wife applied for SS spousal benefits beginning after her 66 birthday in July. She began collecting on her own SS earnings at 62. We expected she would receive 1/2 of what I would receive at age 66 … read more
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My wife began drawing her beneifits when she turned 62 years
My wife began drawing her beneifits when she turned 62 years old in June of 2009. Her benefits are roughly 725/month. I have delayed drawing my benifits until I am the full retirement age of 66, which… read more
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Im 74, retired, and on SS since I was 62. My wife, Laura,
I'm 74, retired, and on SS since I was 62. My wife, Laura, is 62, still working, and not on SS. We're trying to decide whether Laura should: (1) wait till she's 66 before taking any form of SS; or (2)… read more
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My wife started drawing SS disability benefits after a stroke.
My wife started drawing SS disability benefits after a stroke. I am currently 63 and plan on delaying taking SS until at least full retirement of 66 as I am still working and plan of doing so until ag… read more
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