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My wife is retired but has not started getting SS benefits.
My wife is retired but has not started getting SS benefits. If she starts now at age 62, and I work until I am 70 (I am 63 now). When I die will she the amount of my maximum benefit, or will she be pe… read more
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I am 64 1/2 and my wife is 57 - I want to start receiving SS
I am 64 1/2 and my wife is 57 - I want to start receiving SS benefits now as I am going to retire. How do I determine time that is best for me and my wife to start receiving benefits? Understand that … read more
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emc011075
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I am a 67 year old male in excellent health. My SS benefits
I am a 67 year old male in excellent health. My SS benefits will be the maximum payable due to solid income over many years. My wife is 52 years old, in excellent health. We do not need the income fro… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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My wife is 67 and has been collecting social security
My wife is 67 and has been collecting social security benefits based on her earnings history since she was 64. I am 68 and have not yet filed for social security. Does the restricted application for s… read more
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emc011075
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I am a widower, age 70, collecting social security benefits.
I am a widower, age 70, collecting social security benefits. In early 2017, I plan on getting married to a woman, age 62, who has just begun collecting her early benefits. My question is, if I were to… read more
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lev-tax
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Question: Should my wife take her benefits now? My wife is
Question: Should my wife take her benefits now? My wife is eligible for $890 in social security benefits if she retires now. She turned 62 on Dec. 24, 2015. My social security benefits will be $2200 w… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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, I am 65 and my wife 62. She is thinking of drawing
I am 65 and my wife 62. She is thinking of drawing her SS benefit 2000.00 per month. I am in declining health but have a larger SS benefit about 3500.00 month which I have not filed for. Should I die could she take a survivor benefit based on my benefit amount. How would that affect the growth of benefit etc.. … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
13,637 satisfied customers
My wife us 62 and collecting a reduced social security
My wife us 62 and collecting a reduced social security benefit. I am 67 and collecting a full much higher benefit. We have been married more than 10 years. If I die, how is her new benefit calculated … read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
30,494 satisfied customers
I have been reviewing Social Security options wife and me.
Hello! I have been reviewing Social Security options for my wife and me. My wife will soon be 64 and I will soon be 62. I am still employed and my wife is a homemaker who is qualified for Social Secur… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
13,637 satisfied customers
I will be 66 in November, my wife will be 61 in February. My
I will be 66 in November, my wife will be 61 in February. My current monthly benefit would be at 66 $2,591, at 70 $3,492. My wife's monthly benefit would be at 62 $995, at 66 $1,383 and at 70 $1,842. … read more
PDtax
PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
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I am years old and have been collecting Social Security
I am 69 years old and have been collecting Social Security since age 62 and I currently receive $1,779 per month (before Medicare and Rx deductions). My wife will be 69 years old in August 2015 and pl… read more
PDtax
PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
9,538 satisfied customers
My wife began to take her social security at age 62 - $1,082.
My wife began to take her social security at age 62 - $1,082. She died recently at age 64. Social Security has started sending me her benefits of $1,082. I am 66 years old and I have not taken my soci… read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
30,494 satisfied customers
I am 15 years older than my wife. She will be retiring in
I am 15 years older than my wife. She will be retiring in the next few months at age 62. We do not need her income to live on but I want to maximize her income after I am gone. I am looking at her app… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
18,472 satisfied customers
My wife will be 64 in april and I will be 62 this december.
My wife will be 64 in april and I will be 62 this december. she and I have always worked. she'll receive benefits $12000 if she applies for her SS in april. I plan to apply and postpone @ 62. I don't … read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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I am 68, and have been collecting benefits for two years. My
I am 68, and have been collecting benefits for two years. My wife is 60. If she applies for benefits based on her work at age 62, does that preclude her from claiming my higher benefit level if I pre-… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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I am now 65, and my wife is 60. We both plan to start Social
I am now 65, and my wife is 60. We both plan to start Social Security benefits when we turn 70. My question is: Am I allowed, when my wife turns 62, and I will then be 67, to claim half-benefits based… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
Im 64 my spouse 62. My ss benefit at 62 was 1,983. Hers at
I'm 64 my spouse 62. My ss benefit at 62 was 1,983. Her's at 62 is 483. If we both take early retirement, what will her benefit be?… read more
Taxtom
Taxtom
Accountant
Bachelor's Degree
1,466 satisfied customers
My wife is 67, does not work outside the home, and started
My wife is 67, does not work outside the home, and started collecting Social Security at age 62 on her own earnings, which are much smaller than mine. I am 64 and plan on collecting my full Social Sec… read more
Taxtom
Taxtom
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