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My husband has passed away and our ss checks are the same
my husband has passed away and our ss checks are the same amount so they took all of his and i am without 1500 a month. Can i suspend my ss until i am 70 and take his now … read more
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I'm 67 years old, my wife is 72. I filed for ss at age 66,
I'm 67 years old, my wife is 72. I filed for ss at age 66, and my wife now get 1/2 of my benefit. SS told me that i can suspend my benefits (to grow at 8%) while my wifes benefit will not change. I do… read more
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I applied for social security benefits in Sept. 2018 when I
I applied for social security benefits in Sept. 2018 when I turned 66. SS sent me a letter asking me to contact Mr. JACKSON AT SS and i did. He never explained spousal benefits to me and i was unaware… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I' and have been receiving ss since 62. my wife is 63 and
i' 69 and have been receiving ss since 62. my wife is 63 and about to retire. i under stand that a spousal benefit is available from ss. This benefit would be half of mine, about 1000 dollars. At 66(f… read more
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retirementlawyer
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If I choose to draw on my ex-husband. I am still working and
If I choose to draw on my ex-husband. I am still working and contributing to my SS will my benefit increase for later? … read more
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Stephen G.
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I will retire on October 1, 2016 from my current job. If I
I will retire on October 1, 2016 from my current job. If I apply to start SS this year (starting in October) how will my 2016 SS benefits be affected by my earned income in 2016? My DOB is 02/05/1953.… read more
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I retired from my job 4-2015. I turned 62 in October and
I retired from my job 4-2015. I turned 62 in October and applied for SSI. I received 2 checks for 2015. I earned most of my income from January to April when I retired. I now received a check from SSI… read more
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Retirees will no longer be permitted to use certain
Retirees will no longer be permitted to use certain strategies to increase the amount they collect from Social Security by as much as tens of thousands of dollars.The claiming strategies were eliminat… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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JD
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I am 65, turning 66 August 2016. My wife currently collects SS under her OWN SS earnings.
I am 65, turning 66 August 2016. My wife currently collects SS under her OWN SS earnings. My wife is 66 as of April 2016. I am retiring in August and was hoping to change my wife to spousal under my S… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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I understand that at the end of this month (April) Social Security
I understand that at the end of this month (April) Social Security will will cut our monthly payment unless we are able to show them we need the monthly payments we are getting now. I also understand … read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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JD
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I am 62 and began collecting social security on June
Hello! I am 62 and began collecting social security on June 1, 2015 due to a disability. My wife will be 61 in August 2016. She has not been working during the past 4 years because she was taking care… read more
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PhillipsEsq.
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May 2016 banned Social Security benefits, what to I need to
May 2016 banned Social Security benefits, what to I need to do? … read more
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Megan, I'm 62 and my wife is 64. I can apply, have her apply
Megan, I'm 62 and my wife is 64. I can apply for SS, have her apply for spousal benefits then suspend my benefit until i'm older letting it increase at a rate of 6%? I am asking for clarity here becau… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
6,659 satisfied customers
Four years ago, my wife began collecting her SS benefits at
Four years ago, my wife began collecting her SS benefits at 62. I am 3 years younger than she is. My earnings record is also much stronger than hers. Our plan was for me to do a file and suspend when … read more
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What is the extra SS payout that must be applied April 2016
What is the extra SS payout that must be applied for by April 2016 and how is it applied for?… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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Wanted to find out about Social Security Filing date changes
Hi, wanted to find out about Social Security Filing date changes I'm 62 going on 63 in 2016 my husband is claiming his SSA does the Social Security Filing date the Congress is changing affect me are w… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
I was granted legal status in 1986 under the last amnesty
I was granted legal status in 1986 under the last amnesty program. I had up until then (age 25) been using a social security #, but since I came to this country at the age of 6, I do not know who secu… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
I plan on retiring at the age of 64 years and 4 months on April
I plan on retiring at the age of 64 years and 4 months on April 29, 2016 from my wage earning job. If I apply for social security benefits on January 1st, 2016, but earn less than the $15,720.00 by Ap… read more
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