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I am 62 and should I apply security benefit before
I am 62 and should I apply for social security benefit before April 30, but also my wife is 64 and not working should she wait till 65 or 67 to apply?… read more
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Both my wife and I contributed to ssi and medicare our whole working lives. I am currently unemployed, my wife is still working. I am 62 (12/2015), she will be 62 this may. We do not plan to file for … read more
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I a male and was born on May 22, 1950. My wife was born on
I a male and was born on May 22, 1950. My wife was born on September 27, 1957. I am not currently working but my wife is. My estimated benefit at my full retirement age (FRA) is $2,545 and my wife's w… read more
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I am a male, 63 yrs old. I understand I can have my wife,
I am a male, 63 yrs old. I understand I can have my wife, who is younger than me, she's 58, claim a spousal election on my social security. Supposedly this will not affect the election I take later on… read more
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I am 65 my wife is 55 and not currently working, I started
I am 65 my wife is 55 and not currently working, I started collecting SS at 63. I am looking at the option to suspend at 66 (start-stop-start) and restart later and have a few questions: 1) Do I have … read more
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If i apply benifits now and cancel later, can my wife
if i apply for ss benifits now and cancel later, can my wife apply for my benefits if over 60 years old.… read more
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I am 68 years old, still working, and not receiving Social
I am 68 years old, still working, and not receiving Social Security benefits. I want to wait until I am 70 to maximize the benefit. My wife's job was eliminated last year, and she is not currently wor… read more
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I am 64 and my wife is 51. Can I apply benefits and
I am 64 and my wife is 51. Can I apply for SS benefits and immediately suspend collection of those benefits while my wife applies for spousal benefits? Presumably I would delay reinstating my benefits… read more
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retirementlawyer
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My wife and I have been together for 29 years. We were finally
My wife and I have been together for 29 years. We were finally married on Jan. 9,2013. Her birthday is ***** and she has been receiving approx. $550/mo. from SS since she was 62. I am 67, date of birt… read more
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It is still several years before my wife and I will be eligible
It is still several years before my wife and I will be eligible for SS. I am 55, my wife 53. I have been reading up on the Spouse benefit and am trying to understand it and decide if we can benefit fr… read more
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My Brother and I were deeded ownership of our Parents home
My Brother and I were deeded ownership of our Parents home in 1994. Mom passed in 1997. Dad passed in March of 2012. My wife receives SSD at $823 monthly while I receive SSI at $263 monthly. We have n… read more
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I am currently 62 and receiving social security disability
I am currently 62 and receiving social security disability monthly income. My wife is 62 and unemployed. Can she claim 50% of my monthly SSA/disability income if I file and suspend or does she have to… read more
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I am 62. My wife is turning 66 in March of 2013. We have
I am 62. My wife is turning 66 in March of 2013. We have called and asked SS about using a spousal benefit where my wife would file on my SS and get, I believe I am reading, 1/2 of my benefit and by d… read more
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Following up on my initial question: I just received info from
Following up on my initial question: I just received info from a reputable website that appears to contradict a portion of your answer. I like your answer better but wanted to clarify. The other site … read more
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My wife is retired and I am still working. We will both be
My wife is retired and I am still working. We will both be 62 by April 1, 2012. She will benefit by claiming 50% of my SS claim since she was a low income earner her entire career and I have maxed out… 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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We live in Nevada, my disabled adult daughter currently collects
We live in Nevada, my disabled adult daughter currently collects SSI $674.00 monthly, Nevada Welfare supplements with food stamps of $160.00 monthly and with Nevada Medicaid coverage. She has never be… read more
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I am 63, my wife is 67 and has never workrd so she cannot draw
I am 63, my wife is 67 and has never workrd so she cannot draw SSA benifits until I begin to draw benefits. Can I apply for early benefits to activate both me and my wife then after a couple of months… read more
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