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My wife just turned 66. My age is 59. We have been married
My wife just turned 66. My age is 59. We have been married for three years. She has been collecting her former spouses survivor benefit. Is there a benefit for her to re-file using my Social Security … read more
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I just turned 63 and I'm working and plan to keep working
I just turned 63 and I'm working and plan to keep working till I'm 67 or so. A Friend informed me that today ( or tomorrow?) is the deadline for filing and suspending Social Security (freezing payment… read more
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Are the ads you see about extra SS money that you must apply
Are the ads you see about extra SS money that you must apply for by April 30th if you were born before 1953 legit?… read more
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Do our benefits increase if my husband & I file jointly? We
Do our benefits increase if my husband & I file jointly? We both are collecting SS now separately. And I was told if I apply by April 30th to collect both benefits, we can take advantage of an Obama p… read more
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My wife will turn 66 in November 2016. The File & Suspend ability
My wife will turn 66 in November 2016. The File & Suspend ability ends 4/30/16 and is applicable to up to 6 months past that, which she just misses. Can my wife file & suspend to October 2016, and all… read more
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I understand that Congress has passed a law , effective 5/1/2016
I understand that Congress has passed a law , effective 5/1/2016 that closes a loophole that could add qualified recipients a substantial increase to their monthly Social Security Check. If this 1s tr… read more
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I am 70 yrs old and have social security benefits cut 1/3 by
I am 70 yrs old and have social security benefits cut 1/3 by windfall elimination act due to a state retirement. Also, I want to file for benefits. What are the benefits we must file for before April … read more
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I will be 66 on 6/12/2016, and retiring from work 7/29/2016.
I will be 66 on 6/12/2016, and retiring from work 7/29/2016. My wife will be 64 on 6/2/2016. She will leave work 7/29/2016 but will not file for social security until age 66. Can she get the spousal b… read more
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PhillipsEsq.
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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 will turn 66 on April 29th. My wife who is 54 in August has
I will turn 66 on April 29th. My wife who is 54 in August has not earned enough credits to be eligible for social security (and will most likely will never be). I plan on working at least till I am 70… read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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I am wondering about file and suspend. Under the new law do
I am wondering about file and suspend. Under the new law do I qualify? I won't be 66 until August, 2016. My husband was a higher wage earner but he is 68 ,turning 69 in August and is already retired a… read more
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PhillipsEsq.
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I am 63 years old and started getting my Social Security at
I am 63 years old and started getting my Social Security at the age of 62 years. I am hearing and seeing a lot about the Social Security closing the loopholes for good on April 30, 2016 and that we ha… read more
eacfp
eacfp
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The amount of hype surrounding the revisions to the SS law
The amount of hype surrounding the revisions to the SS law has left us confused. We had originally planned to use the file and suspend strategy upon reaching full retirement age, but understand that t… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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What SSA benefitswill be banned on May 1, 2016. I am 63 and
What SSA benefitswill be banned on May 1, 2016. I am 63 and drawing SS from my deceased ex husband. We were married for 15 years. … read more
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There is lots of news about "file and suspend" and spousal
There is lots of news about "file and suspend" and spousal benefits (apparently changing April 30, 2016). My wife is almost 67 (March 1949) and I am 64 (September 1951). We both have worked for more t… read more
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PhillipsEsq.
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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
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lev-tax
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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I have read that file and suspend will be ending in April,
I have read that file and suspend will be ending in April, 2016. My wife is 63 and I am 62. Willwe be able to take advantage of this strategy when my wife turns 66?… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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I am 66 y.o. not taking benefits yet my wife is 61 and will
I am 66 y.o. not taking benefits yet my wife is 61 and will turn 62 in Aug 2016. Can I use any of the strategies i.e. file and suspend?… read more
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