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I am now 66 (born Oct. 1949) and have already filed and
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I am 64, I started SS early but now wish to stop, to late to withdraw, so I am planning to suspend benefits in a couple years. At that time my younger wife will have started her SS benefits. My questi… read more
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Perhaps I should clarify: Will the fact that I have been on disability so many times help my case with SS? I have been on CA EDD 4 times in the past 4 years, I have applied for SS and told it could ta… read more
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