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My wife is 62 and has not worked for roughly 8 years. We
my wife is 62 and has not worked for roughly 8 years. We were waiting until she turns 65 for her to collect the higher amount, however, I was told she could collect now and when I retire (I am 3 years… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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My wife and I both have work history. Her benefit is lower
My wife and I both have work history. Her benefit is lower than 50% of mine. My question is: Can she claim her benefit at age 62 and then bump up tothe spousal benefit when I calim my benefit at a lat… read more
Robin D.
Robin D.
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
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I am collectioning Social Security now, my wife is 60 and
I am collectioning Social Security now, my wife is 60 and disabled but didn't work long enough to get enough credits to qualify for Social Security benefits, can she collect part of what I get? … read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
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What % of my monthly Social Security benefit would my
What % of my monthly Social Security benefit would my surviving spouse receive? I am trying to decide to begin SS payments at 66 or wait until 70 if added amount my surviving spouse would receive is e… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
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When I applied for my social security benefits in 2012 i
When I applied for my social security benefits in 2012 i asked the women that was filling out my form when can my wife apply for her spousal benifits and the women told me she would have to wait until… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
16,408 satisfied customers
Can my wife, as we are both living, collect a portion of my
can my wife, as we are both living, collect a portion of my s.s. income at this time? I am 67 and she is 58 and not working! … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
31,736 satisfied customers
My wife is a few credits short of qualifying for her own SS
My wife is a few credits short of qualifying for her own SS check. She never really had any earning to speak of and now she's 59. I'm 61. If I delay to Age 70 to start my SS, when should my wife start… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
3,661 satisfied customers
1. I am a vet; served from 1968-1970 2. I am a disabled
1. I am a vet; served from 1968-1970 2. I am a disabled vet; 0% compensible 3. I am 71 years old; have been collecting social security for 5 years 4. my wife will be 66 in December. 5. my wife is thin… read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
4,216 satisfied customers
Both my wife and I contributed to ssi and medicare our whole
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
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,332 satisfied customers
Megan; My wife did not have enough credits to get on SSI,
Hi Megan;My wife did not have enough credits to get on SSI, but she can get on Social Security at a low rate. She says if she applys Social Security would required her to use mine to get her higher ra… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
16,629 satisfied customers
I have paid in the max amount into SS years. I will
I have paid in the max amount into SS for many years. I will be 62 in Oct. I intend to work at least until my full retirement age (66) maybe longer. My wife is 9 months older than me and has been a ho… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
2,450 satisfied customers
I became totally disabled at 58 years of age, my wife was 59
I became totally disabled at 58 years of age, my wife was 59 at the time She is now 64 and I am 63, and I just read that she might be entitled to spousal benefits at the age of 62 i have two questions… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,332 satisfied customers
I am 63, my wife will be 62 next month. She has not worked
I am 63, my wife will be 62 next month. She has not worked for several years, but did work long enough ot qualify for social security. Her benefit would be about $600 a month at 62. I am still working… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
16,629 satisfied customers
When and how to file for our familys Social Security benefits?Fa
When and how to file for our family's Social Security benefits? Family Background: • We are pressed for money, but can manage with my salary. It may be best for us to maximize future coverage, unless … read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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Juris Doctor
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My wife wants to quit working at age 62, She has worked for
My wife wants to quit working at age 62, She has worked for a hospital for 36 years. If she does not take social security until she is 66 because I (her husband ) am still working, will her benefit st… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,606 satisfied customers
I am a male. By birth date is 04/23/1945. I expect to work
I am a male. By birth date is 04/23/1945. I expect to work to age 70. My current estimated SS at age is $2,617, and at age 70 is $3,329. I will earn about $225,000 per year until age 70. My spouse's b… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,332 satisfied customers
I received social security at age 62 in April 2011. My wife
I received social security at age 62 in April 2011. My wife will turn 62 on October 31, 2011. We were both born in 1949. Her full retirement age is 66. If she takes benefits now at age 62, her stateme… read more
dylatess
dylatess
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JD
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HUSBAND 66 AND COLLECTING SS WIFE 62 CAN THE WIFE TAKE
HUSBAND 66 AND COLLECTING SS WIFE 62 CAN THE WIFE TAKE 50% OF HER HUSBAND'S SS NOW AND THEN BUMP UP TO HER MAXIMUM AT HER AGE 66?… read more
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Isaac, Esq.
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Doctoral Degree
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