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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
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My Social Security benefit dropped from $1793 per month to $1659 per month when I turned 65 years of age (November of 2017). In January of 2018, the benefit increased to $1694 per month. What is the c… read more
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I own a small business and I turn 65 in November. If I take
I own a small business and I turn 65 in November. If I take benefits before my 66th birthday, is there a cap on what I can earn from my business? … read more
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I want to sign up for Medicare and my Social Security
I want to sign up for Medicare and my Social Security Benefits. I will be turning 65 on December 4th this year. I'd like to fill out the application and get started. I plan to keep my Kaiser Health In… read more
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I am 65 y/o, my husband of 41 years is 81 y/o. I have been
I am 65 y/o, my husband of 41 years is 81 y/o. I have been told that I am eligible to receive a portion of his Social Security, and I have been told that is no longer the case. According to what I hav… read more
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My husband wants to start taking social security. He turns
My husband wants to start taking social security. He turns 65 on Feb. 18. He was wondering if he applies to receive it this November, will his amount be based on age 64 plus 9 months or would it be be… read more
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Two questions: 1. I know the ss payments go up by 8% a year
two questions: 1. I know the ss payments go up by 8% a year until age 70. At what point do they factor that in? I'm 65 in Nov ...... I'm gonna file soon .... does that 8% increase in payments over age… read more
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I am 67 and contribute at the maximum level. I plan to
I am 67 and contribute at the maximum level. I plan to retire at 72 and will be making aprox. $250,000 at that point. My wife just turned 65 and is making aprox $70,000, and would retire at the same t… read more
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I am 66 my wife is 62. Can I delay my benefits until 70 and
I am 66 my wife is 62. Can I delay my benefits until 70 and collect spousal benefits based on my wife's claim. The advantage is that if I die first my wife will get my higher benefit.… read more
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I started collecting SS benefits at age 62. I am currently
I started collecting SS benefits at age 62. I am currently 64 and have been offered a job that would go over the limit of working while collecting SS. Is there a way I could suspend my benefits to acc… read more
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I will be 70 in another week. I applied on line in April to
I will be 70 in another week. I applied on line in April to have my retirement benefit start when I'm 70. I hadn't realized that my wife was old enough to claim benefits on my record (she just turned … read more
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I'm 71 years old and receiving Social Security benefits. My
I'm 71 years old and receiving Social Security benefits. My wife will be 65 in Nov of this year. Can she file for benefits, then elect the "restricted application" and then elect spousal benefits?… read more
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My spouse began collecting SS at 65 years 8 months. He is
My spouse began collecting SS at 65 years 8 months. He is now 68 and working full time. I am 64 employed and would like to maximize our benefits to collect spousal benefits and then file at 70. Should… read more
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Receiving disability 4 years now, turning 65 in April, Did I
receiving disability 4 years now, turning 65 in April, Did I get a reduced amount of Disability benefits or did I get get the full amount at that time as if I were 65?… read more
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I am a 65 year old married woman. My husband is 68 and still
i am a 65 year old married woman. My husband is 68 and still working. He plans on waiting until 70 (March of 2017) to take his SS benefits. He has "applied and Suspended " his SS. I will reach full re… read more
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I was married years with no children when my wife passed
I was married for 11 years with no children when my wife passed away. I'm going to turn 65 this November. Do I qualify to receive any of her ss benefits? She worked full time for 10 years. Thank you… read more
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I'm 65 and receiving s.s. disability since 1995. Can my wife
I'm 65 and receiving s.s. disability since 1995. Can my wife who is 62 get defer her s.s.benifit until her regular benifit age of 66 and receive half of my benefit right now and not have it effect her… read more
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My wife will be 65 in September. Is her "normal retirement"
My wife will be 65 in September. Is her "normal retirement" still 65 or has it been raised?? Is she eligible for medicare at 65, separate from "normal retirement."? She has a part time job earning abo… read more
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