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Wife started drawing her own SS benefits at age 62 and is
Wife started drawing her own SS benefits at age 62 and is now 69. Monthly benefits now are $650 Husband, who is younger, will not file for SS benefits until age 70. He is now 66 and could start benefi… read more
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Lev
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I have a question about Social Security Spousal Benefits. My
I have a question about Social Security Spousal Benefits. My FRA is 66 years 4 months (born 1956). My plan is to work past that age. My wife is 22 months younger than me and her FRA IS 66 … read more
Lev
Lev
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I am 66 1/2 and my wife is 64 1/2 years old. Since 1/2 of my
I am 66 1/2 and my wife is 64 1/2 years old. Since 1/2 of my benefit far exceeds hers (1400.00 per month vs. 270.00 per month), if I apply at this time and she applies also at this time for spousal be… read more
Lev
Lev
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I don't understand spousal benefits. My wife and I are 66
I don't understand spousal benefits. My wife and I are 66 and 67 years old and meet our FRA. I want to claim my benefits now and forgo my 8% annual increases. My wife would like to postpone filing for… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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My wife just turned 66 and I will be 66 in August. I have
my wife just turned 66 and I will be 66 in August. I have been a higher earner so of course filing for benefits under my account will offer a higher monthly payment. However we are considering both fi… read more
Lane
Lane
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My wife and I want to apply under her Social Security
My wife and I want to apply under her Social Security benefits. She is 65, born August 1952 and I am 67. It is my understanding that we can apply under her, me as her spouse. Then, when I turn 70, we … read more
Lev
Lev
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I am 67, my wife is 63. We are told she can file now and I
I am 67, my wife is 63. We are told she can file now and I can file a restricted application as a spouse. She will receive around $950 and I $1000. When I turn 70, I can file for my social security an… read more
Lev
Lev
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39,245 satisfied customers
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
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
39,245 satisfied customers
I would like to know if I could claim some of my husbands
I would like to know if I could claim some of my husbands social security now without it reducing the full amount either of us will draw when hit 70 years. I am 67 and retired at age 65, 2016. My husb… read more
Lev
Lev
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39,245 satisfied customers
My wife is now 66 years old and will be 67 come June 28,
My wife is now 66 years old and will be 67 come June 28, 2017. Is it true she can receive 8% more a year if she does not collect social security? Will she have to wait until June 28 and then file for … read more
Lane
Lane
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Regarding spousal benefit. I just filed yesterday for my ss
regarding spousal benefit. I just filed yesterday for my ss retirement. I turned 67 Sunday. My estimated retirement is about 1700 per month but will be reduced by WEP to about $1200 I have 26 years pa… read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
20,403 satisfied customers
I'm 67 and my wife is turning 65 on June 7th. I was planning
I'm 67 and my wife is turning 65 on June 7th. I was planning to delay filing till 70 but should I file before the April 30 deadline and then suspend in order to take advantage of her option before Apr… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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I turned 67 in Feb. 2016 and I am working full time. My wife
I turned 67 in Feb. 2016 and I am working full time. My wife will be 62 in June 2016 and is not working. We intend on applying for social security benefits sometime after March 2016 (3 months before m… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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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
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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Can my wife 64 year old wife collect a spousal benefit from
Can my wife 64 year old wife collect a spousal benefit from my social security (I am 67 and still working) and, when she reaches 70, start collecting on her social security… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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My wife is 10 months older than I am and turned 66 last year.
My wife is 10 months older than I am and turned 66 last year. I turn 66 in August of this year. I have held her off taking SS until I retire and she can claim Spousal benefit of half mine which is con… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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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
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
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I am 67 and planning to wait until I am 70 to begin collecting
I am 67 and planning to wait until I am 70 to begin collecting my social security benefits. My wife will be turning 66 on June 21st, 2011. If she starts collecting benefits at this time, when she turn… read more
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