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My wife turns 65 this month. I am 65 now and turn 66 in
My wife turns 65 this month. I am 65 now and turn 66 in November. Can I file and collect 1/2 of her FRA and let my account continue to grow ? … read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
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A mans wife dies and he is now collecting her social
A mans wife dies and he is now collecting her social security. He gets married 2 years later, can he continue to collect her social security. He is 77, the new wife is 77. Thank you, ***** ***** … read more
Loren
Loren
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My spouse seem s to think she is entitled to part of my
My spouse seem s to think she is entitled to part of my social security income before I pass away? She just turned 65 on 30 March . DOB 30 March 1953. She has not applied for social security as of yet… read more
keeperumiami
keeperumiami
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If my wife has elected to take 50% of my social security,
If my wife has elected to take 50% of my social security, why is she only getting 40% of it? … read more
eacfp
eacfp
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My wife is turns 65 in Oct and will be eligible to apply for
My wife is turns 65 in Oct and will be eligible to apply for her ss benefit not too long after wards. I don't plan on applying for mine for another 4 years as I am still working and do not want to tak… read more
keeperumiami
keeperumiami
Sr Financial & Tax Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
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I am a federal retiree. I have enough credits to collect
I am a federal retiree. I have enough credits to collect social security but because of WEP my benefit is almost cut in half. My wife does not have enough credits to apply for social security. I know … read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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Can my wife receive 50% of my ss? I receive 2236 and my wife
I receive 2236 and my wife receives 948 per month. We do not have significant income and we are both 77. Can she apply for 50% of mine which would be higher. … read more
Chad EA, CDFA®, CFP®
Chad EA, CDFA®, CFP®
IRS Enrolled Agent, CFP(R),
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I have contacted SSA to receive benefits from my ex-spouse
I have contacted SSA to receive benefits from my ex-spouse SS benefits. I have been told that I cannot collect anything from his benefits until he dies. However, their website, ssa.gov states other wi… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
29,940 satisfied customers
I will be 70 in another week. I applied on line in April to
I will be 70 in another week. I applied on line in April to have my retirement benefit start when I'm 70. I hadn't realized that my wife was old enough to claim benefits on my record (she just turned … read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
29,940 satisfied customers
We are getting a divorce and I would like to know what benefits
We are getting a divorce and I would like to know what benefits my exwife will have from my SS. I am 77 years old and have been collecting SS since age 65. My wife has been collecting her own SS since… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
10,622 satisfied customers
77 yr.-old divorced female, receiving Social Security since
77 yr.-old divorced female, receiving Social Security since age 65.Can I claim part of my ex-spouse's Social Security, he is 73 years old now. Retired military pay of $6K/month?… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
10,622 satisfied customers
No dependent children. Husband age 74 collecting 2372/mo.
No dependent children. Husband age 74 collecting 2372/mo. Wife age 64 on own earnings can collect 1336/mo now or 1572/mo at age 66. Assume she starts collecting now giving family income of 3709/mo (is… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
I am 77 years old, collecting full SSA retirement benefits.
I am 77 years old, collecting full SSA retirement benefits. My wife will turn 62 Aug 2015. What are her choices Re: collecting her benefits vs. part of mine? Since she is not FRA until 2019, will her … read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
4,726 satisfied customers
My wife filed at 62 (she's now 67) based on her earning
My wife filed for SS at 62 (she's now 67) based on her earning record and receives 1,000 per mo. I'm age 66 and my question is this. Can I file for SS on my earnings, suspend/delay payments but then a… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
4,726 satisfied customers
Hi Stephanie: Just one point of clarification: If I claim at
Hi Stephanie: Just one point of clarification: If I claim at 65, I will recieve a reduced amount for claiming one year early of my FRA. When my wife makes the spousal claim when she is 66 ( her FRA ),… read more
dylatess
dylatess
ATTORNEY
JD
3,473 satisfied customers
My wife of 53 years is getting a SS benefit of far less than
My wife of 53 years is getting a SS benefit of far less than one half of mine. Is this correct? I retired in 2008 at age 77 and 3/4 when we started getting SS checks.… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
37,876 satisfied customers
My mom is 75 and collects $509 each month for social security.
My mom is 75 and collects $509 each month for social security. Her husband of 20+ years is 65 and he collects $150 each month for social security. He took his social security at age 62. He worked for … read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
4,726 satisfied customers
I was married to two wifes, 10 years to each. I am currenly
I was married to two wifes, 10 years to each. I am currenly divorced and 65 and receive my social security disabled benefits. Can I apply for both my ex-wives social security benefits? Is there a maxi… read more
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dylatess
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