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I waited until I was 70 to begin taking my social security
I waited until I was 70 to begin taking my social security benefit. I now receive my maximum benefit. My wife is 65. Can she at age 66 qualify to receive half of my benefit and then wait until age 70 … read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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File and suspend was phased out with the 11/15 budget law.
File and suspend was phased out with the 11/15 budget law. However, I understand if you were born before 1/2/1954, you can still make use of the "restricted application" strategy. If you wait until no… read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
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Thanks in advance for you're help. I'm 65, born in August
Hello, thanks in advance for you're help. I'm 65, born in August 1951, working full time and intend to keep working full time. my current salary is ~$83K. My husband died in 1993; we had been married … read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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My birthday is May 3, 1952. I will reach full retirement age
My birthday is ***** 3, 1952. I will reach full retirement age of 66 May 2018 and would like to apply for spousal benefit and delay getting my retirement tip age 70 because if I do that I calculated w… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
29,972 satisfied customers
My husband will turn 66 in February - does he need to wait
My husband will turn 66 in February - does he need to wait until March 1st to draw his benefits so he isn't penalized for not being 66? … read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
29,972 satisfied customers
New rules have me confused. In May my husband will turn 70
New rules have me confused. In May my husband will turn 70 and start collecting social security. In May I will turn 66. We are both retiring at the end of 2016. Our plan was for my husband to collect … read more
ABC Accounting Group
ABC Accounting Group
Bachelor's Degree
1,930 satisfied customers
My husband retired at 66 (FRA) and took his Soc Sec benefit,
My husband retired at 66 (FRA) and took his Soc Sec benefit, in 2009, based on his record. I was 66 (FRA) in 2012, but elected to wait to take benefits on my record. I did not file for spousal benefit… read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
8,382 satisfied customers
I am 65 (will be 66 May 7th). I want to suspend my benefits
I am 65 (will be 66 May 7th). I want to suspend my benefits and claim spousal benefits now. can I do that with the new law. I heard it goes into effect tomorrow!!… read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
Tax Advisor
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
33,995 satisfied customers
My birthdate is 11.23.1950. I was married over 10 years, from
My birthdate is 11.23.1950. I was married over 10 years, from 1969 to 1983. I have not remarried and I have no children. My ex is remarried and has children. I plan to take 1/2 of my ex spouse Social … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
10,622 satisfied customers
My husband is 70 years old and is getting his full social security
My husband is 70 years old and is getting his full social security benefit for the past one month. I will be 66 years old in September 2016.Can I apply for spousal benefit until I turn 70 in September… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
10,622 satisfied customers
I am 65 years old DOB 4/5/1951. My wife is 66 years old, DOB
I am 65 years old DOB 4/5/1951. My wife is 66 years old, DOB 6/17/49. She began collecting social security benefits 1/2016. I would like to start collecting spousal benefits, so I can wait until I'm 7… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
Attorney
JD
31,852 satisfied customers
I will be 66 this month (March) and my wife will turn 66 in
I will be 66 this month (March) and my wife will turn 66 in October of this year. If I file and suspend prior to the May 1st deadline, will my wife receive a full 50% spousal benefit?… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
I am 68 and began receiving benefits in June of 2015, I also
I am 68 and began receiving benefits in June of 2015, I also retired from my full time job. My wife is 65 and working full time and plans to do so for a while yet. Can she "file and suspend" then file… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
10,622 satisfied customers
I will be 66 May 1st which is my full retirement age. Will I
I will be 66 May 1st which is my full retirement age. Will I be able to file and suspend, or is my birthday a day late?… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
I am a 65 year old married woman. My husband is 68 and still
i am a 65 year old married woman. My husband is 68 and still working. He plans on waiting until 70 (March of 2017) to take his SS benefits. He has "applied and Suspended " his SS. I will reach full re… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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Juris Doctor
3,071 satisfied customers
My birthday is 10/28/50, my wife's is 3/29/52.. Our earnings
My birthday is ***** my wife's is 3/29/52.. Our earnings are similar, and at 66 I expect to get $2450/month. At 66 my wife would be only $20/month less in benefit. Considering the new law, how do we m… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
3,071 satisfied customers
I am going to be 71 on 8-10 and have been taking SS since I
I am going to be 71 on 8-10 and have been taking SS since I was 64 (about $2,000 a month gross before medicare). My wife will be 66 on 8-6 and is not taking SS and is working with a $60,000 a year sal… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
I turn 66 on Dec 11 2014. My wife turns 66 on May 5 2016.
I turn 66 on Dec 11 2014. My wife turns 66 on May 5 2016. My FRA SS benefit is 2,300. Hers is 1,300. I want to file and suspend (Dec 11 or sooner ?) to allow her to claim a sousal benefit. Does he hav… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
18,472 satisfied customers
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