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How can I collect on my ex spouse SS, divorced 3 yrs ago,
How can I collect on my ex spouse SS, divorced 3 yrs ago, was married 24yrs. My ex is 63 and I am 62 and 8 months. We are both still working full time … read more
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Lev
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I am 62 years old and retired. My wife is the larger wage
Second opinion] I am 62 years old and retired. My wife is the larger wage earner, remains employed, and will be turning 70 in November of this year. Her Social Security will be near the maximum $3776 … read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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I am collectioning Social Security now, my wife is 60 and
I am collectioning Social Security now, my wife is 60 and disabled but didn't work long enough to get enough credits to qualify for Social Security benefits, can she collect part of what I get? … read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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I collect one half my benefits since I was in the Postal
I collect one half my benefits since I was in the Postal Service. I got my 40 quarters, but they said I can only receive half. Since then my exwife is now receiving benefits, we have been divorced 20 … read more
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If I take my benefits ealy and suspend payments and my wife
If I take my benefits ealy and suspend payments and my wife (67) takes early benefits, does her benefit rise to 50% of my check when I start at 70?… read more
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Dr. Fiona Chen
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I was born in 1951 so I have been grandfathered in to the
I was born in 1951 so I have been grandfathered in to the "spouse then worker" benefit which is now considered a loophole. My husband is at full retirement age (66) and is taking his benefits now. His… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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My wife retired and began drawing SS at age 62 (March 1963)
My wife retired and began drawing SS at age 62 (March 1963) based upon her wages (which were quite low) and I retired and started getting SS at 62 (June 1963). A few days ago, I received a newsletter … read more
emc011075
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Under the restricted application law will this work? My wife
Under the restricted application law will this work? My wife is 62 can she start drawing SS today, and i am 68 can I apply a restricted application for spousal benefits, leaving my credits to grow to … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
37,327 satisfied customers
Husband already retired Wife age is 61 Been marry 24 years
Husband already retired Wife age is 61 Been marry 24 years At 62 elect to take SSbenifits She has over 35 years working If she take benifits at 62 base on her record, when husband pass away. can she r… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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My wife died 8/9/15 at age 65. At age 62 she began drawing
My wife died 8/9/15 at age 65. At age 62 she began drawing her social security. I am 66 and still employed and not drawing any benefits on my account. Am I entitled to her social security?… read more
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emc011075
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I will be 64 in September and my wife will be 62. If she takes
I will be 64 in September and my wife will be 62. If she takes her benefit at 62 can I take a spousal benefit before my full retirement age of 66? If so, what is the impact on my future SS benefits? I… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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My wife who is 65 would like to retire and collect from my
My wife who is 65 would like to retire and collect from my account spousal benefit. I am 65 as well but I do not plan to retire until 70. Would this impact my retriement benefit when I decide to retir… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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Hi, I started taking social security at 62. My wife is still
Hi, I started taking social security at 62. My wife is still working part time and will be 66 next month. I turned 66 last month. Can she "restrict her application" and collect half of my reduced bene… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
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Sorry about the length. Assume you have: Husband (H) age
Sorry about the length. Assume you have: Husband (H) age 66 with full retirement benefit = $2,400; Spouse (S) age 62 full retirement = $900. I pick the 4 year spread and "larger" benefit discrepancy o… read more
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Megan C
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Question: Next Year I will be 66 and my wife will be 62. I
Question: Next Year I will be 66 and my wife will be 62. I would like to understand if the following scenario is possible: My wife will start claming SS benefits at 62. I will start claiming 50% of he… read more
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Megan C
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Master's Degree
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I will be 66 in May 2012. My wife is now 55. If I retire
I will be 66 in May 2012. My wife is now 55. If I retire at age 66, I understand that I will receive full retirement benefits. If I predecease my wife, is it correct that she will receive 50% of my be… read more
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retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
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I am 70 years old. My social security benefits will be approximately
I am 70 years old. My social security benefits will be approximately $3000/month if I retire now. My wife retired at 65. Her benefits are approximately $1000/ month now. Wil her benefits increase if I… read more
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retirementlawyer
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I am 62 and plan to claim social security benefits at 70. My
I am 62 and plan to claim social security benefits at 70. My wife is 65 and claimed SS benefits at 63 on her own account. I am the high earner between us, and she had planned to switch to a spousal cl… read more
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