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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
NPVAdvisor
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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
TaxRobin
TaxRobin
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I will turn 70 in August and my wife just turned 63. If I do
I will turn 70 in August and my wife just turned 63. If I do not want to receive my benefits until age 70, I have been told that I must "file and suspend" in order to protect my wife's right to receiv… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
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My wife is 62 and I'm 67. We are both still working. I plan
My wife is 62 and I'm 67. We are both still working. I plan to retire at 70 and she will retire at 66. Is there any benefit to either of us applying for benefits (spousal or otherwise) and then suspen… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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Regarding a restricted application benefits; I'm 66 in
Regarding a restricted application for SS benefits; I'm 66 in October of this year and still working (I've been the principal income source), my wife will be 62 in May (she was mostly a stay-at-home m… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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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 will be 66 on May 13th of this year and have not filed
Hello! I will be 66 on May 13th of this year and have not filed for Social Security. I would like to receive spousal benefits beginning in May (or June) of this year, and would like to wait to receive… read more
LEV
LEV
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Bachelor's Degree
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My wife is 68, retired and began taking her very modest SS
My wife is 68, retired and began taking her very modest SS benefits at 62. I am 65, still working, and contemplating retirement later this year when I turn 66. Can I then file for restricted SS benefi… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
2,622 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
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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 will turn 66 in 2017, which will be my full retirement
I will turn 66 in 2017, which will be my full retirement age. A gentleman told me this morning that my wife could receive 1/2 of the husband's monthly SS income if we applied for it this year (2016) b… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
2,622 satisfied customers
I will be 66 on 01/05/2016 and my projected SSA benefit at
I will be 66 on 01/05/2016 and my projected SSA benefit at that time is $2574. At 70, it is projected to be $3397. My spouse will be 66 on 11/12/2016 and her projected SSA is $976. I have already deci… read more
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PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
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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
3,283 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
My wife and I are both 63. Our plan is to file at 66
My wife and I are both 63. Our plan is for me to file at 66 and suspend until age 70, with my wife taking 50 % spousal benefits when she turns 66 shortly after. She does currently qualify for a small … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
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
KUMI95
KUMI95
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
17 satisfied customers
Following up on my initial question: I just received info from
Following up on my initial question: I just received info from a reputable website that appears to contradict a portion of your answer. I like your answer better but wanted to clarify. The other site … read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
Good morning! My question for you is.I have been married for
Good morning! My question for you is.I have been married for five years to a person who became a U.S. citizen last year.therefore she has not worked in this country. She will turn 62 in May and I am 6… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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