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I'll be 62 in december and due to a stroke in 2014 and a
I'll be 62 in december and due to a stroke in 2014 and a motorcycle wreck 3 years ago I have been unable to work. because I was self empioyed Social Security says I do not qualify for SSdisability. My… read more
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lev-tax
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I am 64 years old and receiving SS. I have been receiving
I am 64 years old and receiving SS. I have been receiving these benefits before the law came out in 2017 that stated you can be working at age 65 without affecting your benefits. Does this still apply… read more
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Lane
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I started receiving my Social Security at age 62 after I was
I started receiving my Social Security at age 62 after I was discharged from my job for factors from which up with me qualifying for SSDI. I am now about to turn 66 (my age for full SS benefits) at wh… read more
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Can I get off ssdi and get on ss so I can make more than
can I get off ssdi and get on ss so I can make more than work while on ssdi and is early retirement at age 62 less than ssdi on ssdi I can only make 1090 but on ss I could make 18.500 year… read more
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I WILL BE 66 IN JANUARY 2017. MY WIFE TURNS 66 IN MARCH
I WILL BE 66 IN JANUARY 2017. MY WIFE TURNS 66 IN MARCH 2017. SHE STARTED COLLECTING SOCIAL SECURITY IN 2014. WILL SHE BE ENTITLED TO RECEIVE 50% OF THE AMOUNT THAT I RECEIVE WHEN SHE TURNS 66? ASSUME… read more
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My wife was born Feb 1953 and I was born Oct 1950. We are
My wife was born Feb 1953 and I was born Oct 1950. We are both retired and currently neither of us collect Soc Sec. I had higher earnings than her while we worked and I am projected to receive a highe… read more
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lev-tax
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In regard to the Apr. 30 deadline. Do you offer a service
In regard to the Apr. 30 deadline. Do you offer a service to file with SS "File and suspend"? I will be 64 this year. I was married for 12 years and never remarried. I wish to file for SS and spousal … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I will be 62 in 2017, my husband is 15 years older. I have
I will be 62 in 2017, my husband is 15 years older. I have not worked much since 1999. My husband drew his SS at 66, and retired at 74. I need to figure out if I am able to draw on him considering he … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
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Under the restricted application law will this work? My wife
Under the restricted application law will this work? My wife is 62 can she start drawing SS today, and i am 68 can I apply a restricted application for spousal benefits, leaving my credits to grow to … read more
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lev-tax
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Husband already retired Wife age is 61 Been marry 24 years
Husband already retired Wife age is 61 Been marry 24 years At 62 elect to take SSbenifits She has over 35 years working If she take benifits at 62 base on her record, when husband pass away. can she r… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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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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ShawnA
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I have gotten 4 different answers on what I qualify
I have gotten 4 different answers on what I qualify for from ss personnel (regarding getting retirement benefits from ex-spouse, was married 22yrs, and I have not remarried) plus possible ss disabilit… read more
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Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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How was my monthly SS benefit amount determined? Divorced
How was my monthly SS benefit amount determined? Divorced 2011; turned 66 in 2014; applied began receiving SS pmts from gov all through 2014 and through Mar 2015. Now get notice I've been "overpaid" a… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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I am turning 62 and would like to claim SS benefits as a dependent
I am turning 62 and would like to claim SS benefits as a dependent of my husband, who is 69 and receiving benefits. When I turn 66, I would then like to draw benefits from my own account, rather than … read more
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retirementlawyer
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I am 75 (dob 15 Oct 1937). My wife is 65 (dob 22 Mar 1947).
I am 75 (dob 15 Oct 1937). My wife is 65 (dob 22 Mar 1947). We both started collecting SS at age 62, each based on our own work record. My benefit is more than double her benefit. We only recently lea… read more
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R. Klein, EA
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Master's Degree
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In a previous discussion, I posted a question about early retirement.
In a previous discussion, I posted a question about early retirement. That question was answered by AlexiaEsq. The following question is a consequence of the events posed by the earlier question. It i… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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Here is our scenario: Primary earner is age 56 and plans
Here is our scenario: Primary earner is age 56 and plans to wait until full retirement age to apply for S.S. He expects maximum benefits at that time. Could possibly even wait until age 70 to start S.… read more
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dylatess
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Im a 61 yr. old female, married to a 54 yr. old man. At full
I'm a 61 yr. old female, married to a 54 yr. old man. At full retirement, I would get $845 per mo., he $2145. As a self-employed Realtor, my income has dropped to $0. If I decide to stop working in 20… read more
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