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You were referred to me to you with a question I had about
Hi You were referred to me to you with a question I had about Social Security spousal benefits. Are you able to read my question now or would another time be preferable? Thanks Christopher… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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My wife has been collecting SS benefits based on her earning
My wife has been collecting SS benefits based on her earning record. It is less than 50% of my benefits. Can we change her benefit to spousal benefit ? … read more
emc011075
emc011075
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My wife and I both social security benifits as we are both
My wife and I both social security benifits as we are both retired. in the event of my death , how will her benifits change. I receive about $1700 a month and she receives about 600. Thanks … read more
Barbara
Barbara
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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
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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I am currently receiving SSA benefits but understand SSA
Hello, I am currently receiving SSA benefits but understand SSA disability benefits pay more. I am 77 yrs and retired. I'm unable to work due to severe arthritis in my neck, shoulder and back I am div… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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I will be 66 in July and want to file social security
I will be 66 in July and want to file social security through my deceased husband, he worked at the railroad and also paid in to social security for over 25 years… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
36,558 satisfied customers
If the husband (30 year marriage) draws $2200 per month
if the husband (30 year marriage) draws $2200 per month which began when he reached full retirement age can the wife draw half when she reaches full retirement age, wife worked only for the county and… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
12,493 satisfied customers
My wife and I are retired. Since our retirement both of us
My wife and I are retired. Since our retirement both of us have also been collecting social security each month, a result of both of us contributing to the social security fund during our employment. … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,375 satisfied customers
I am 64 years Old. My wife is 66 years old. She has quit her
I am 64 years Old. My wife is 66 years old. She has quit her job and wants to collect her social security. She wanted to collect under my account. I do not want to apply for SS before 66 because of th… read more
R. Klein, EA
R. Klein, EA
Tax Advisor
Master's Degree
3,167 satisfied customers
My wife would be eligible for $ 711/mo. at age 64 in Jan 2015 I
My wife would be eligible for $ 711/mo. at age 64 in Jan 2015 I would be eligible for $1673/mo. at my current age of 64. I read where we might be better off for me to apply but suspend benefits for my… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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i am a non working wife. i plan to draw based on my husbands
i am a non working wife. i plan to draw based on my husbands social security account. I am now 64 yrs. my husband is 67, but not yet drawing his social security (he is still working). AT age 64, can i… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,612 satisfied customers
My husband passed away 27 years ago while employed by the railroad
My husband passed away 27 years ago while employed by the railroad for 13 years. I remarried for 8 years then divorced.I have worked for 30 years, which the last four have been for the federal VA. I w… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
I am 63 and I currently draw a small amount of SS on my late
I am 63 and I currently draw a small amount of SS on my late wife's account. I retired mid-year last year and I have no earned income, and I don't expect to have any in the future. I make up for part … read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
Can my wife at 64 get spousal benefits when I reach 66 but
Can my wife at 64 get spousal benefits when I reach 66 but defer claiming the benefits till 70?… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
My wife filed for benefits on her own record at age 62. She
My wife filed for benefits on her own record at age 62. She is elligible to get an adjustment when I file on my record at age 66 for 1/2 my amount , adjusted down for her early filing on her own recor… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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I am 65, my girlfriend of 10 years is 57. She is on social
I am 65, my girlfriend of 10 years is 57. She is on social security disability for total blindness for life. She currently recieves $700/mo social security disability income. We plan on getting marrie… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
3,375 satisfied customers
Can my wife of 40 years, who has not earned Social Security
Can my wife of 40 years, who has not earned Social Security eligibility herself ( she has been a stay at home mom for 40 years ) qualify for spouse benefits and begin drawing Social Security at age 62… read more
Taxtom
Taxtom
Accountant
Bachelor's Degree
1,306 satisfied customers
My wife begins collecting social security on Dec 1, 2011, she
My wife begins collecting social security on Dec 1, 2011, she turns 65 on Nov 7, 2011. I am 61 and will not be 62 until August 2012. My social Security will be almost double my wife's. If I die before… read more
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