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If I take my benefits ealy and suspend payments and my wife
If I take my benefits ealy and suspend payments and my wife (67) takes early benefits, does her benefit rise to 50% of my check when I start at 70?… read more
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My wife turns 66 May 6, 2016 FRA and I turned 65 April 5, 2016,
My wife turns 66 May 6, 2016 FRA and I turned 65 April 5, 2016, one year from FRA. We both would like to secure file and suspend before the dead line of April 29. Does she file and suspend before Apri… read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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I an the larger earner and I'll be 65 in Sept, so I
Hello, I an the larger earner and I'll be 65 in Sept, so I have not reached FRA. My wife will be 63 in July. Unfortunately, I cannot use the file and suspend option but I do not fully understand the r… read more
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My question is in regards to the upcoming, Sorry, I t a
Hi ***** *****, my question is in regards ***** ***** upcoming … read more
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I am 65 (Feb 2016) and my wife is 62 (march 2016). My
I am 65 (Feb 2016) and my wife is 62 (march 2016). My projected benefit at age 70 is 3492.00 at FRA 2645.00 and now 2469.00. My wife's benefit is expected to be 2126.00 at 70 at FRA 1610.00 and now 12… read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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I applied SS benefits at age 66, and asked deferment, with
I applied for full SS benefits at age 66, and asked for payment deferment, with the intent my 64.5 year old wife would receive approx 44% of my monthly remittance, under spousal benefits, yet accrue a… read more
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Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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I am now 66 (born Oct. 1949) and have already filed and
I am now 66 (born Oct. 1949) and have already filed and suspended my own SS benefits. My wife turns 66 in June 2016 (June 1950). Neither of us has ever received any SS $. Questions: 1. When my wife fi… read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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I a male and was born on May 22, 1950. My wife was born on
I a male and was born on May 22, 1950. My wife was born on September 27, 1957. I am not currently working but my wife is. My estimated benefit at my full retirement age (FRA) is $2,545 and my wife's w… read more
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Megan C
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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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Wife filed own retirement benefits at age 62, receiving a
Wife filed for her own retirement benefits at age 62, receiving a reduced benefit amount. If she suspends her own benefits at her Full Retirement Age (66) then claims Spousal Benefits from her husband… read more
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I just turned 66 On October 3rd. I have been self employed
I just turned 66 On October 3rd. I have been self employed for the past 22 years as a music teacher of young children, and hope to continue working. The questions is I have no pension or retirement fu… read more
retirementlawyer
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Hi, I started taking social security at 62. My wife is still
Hi, I started taking social security at 62. My wife is still working part time and will be 66 next month. I turned 66 last month. Can she "restrict her application" and collect half of my reduced bene… read more
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I retired at age 60 and I am now age 62 and do not intend to
I retired at age 60 and I am now age 62 and do not intend to return to work. Should I file for early retirement or wait to age 66. My spouse is currently employed & intends to be for the next 3 to 4 y… read more
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retirementlawyer
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If I will only qualify four $1100 payment at age 66. What
If I will only qualify four $1100 payment at age 66. What would be my payment change if my husband postpones till age 70 his amt. Will I be able to take half of this age 70 amount instead of my $1100 … read more
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Does the spousal benefit increase at all if my wife deffers
Does the spousal benefit increase at all if my wife deffers claiming it from age 66 to 70, like my normal RIB would increase (ie. 1.32x)? She is a non-working spouse.… read more
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I am 62. My wife is turning 66 in March of 2013. We have
I am 62. My wife is turning 66 in March of 2013. We have called and asked SS about using a spousal benefit where my wife would file on my SS and get, I believe I am reading, 1/2 of my benefit and by d… read more
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retirementlawyer
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I will be 66 next month and plan to apply for SS and keep on
I will be 66 next month and plan to apply for SS and keep on working. My wife is 2 years younger and her expected SS compensation is about the same as mine per our S/S statements. Are there any issues… read more
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retirementlawyer
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Question about how spousal benefits are deternmined in the
Question about how spousal benefits are deternmined in the foillowing senerio. I am full retirement age (66) and my wife is 64. If I do a file and suspend so she can get spousal benefits does her bene… read more
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