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I am on disability and I am 65, 66 is my FRA. ,My wife is on
I am on disability and I am 65 , 66 is my FRA. ,My wife is on disability also she is 63. Can I have her switch to spousal benefits and claim against my SS disability which would be max money. I receive 2200 a month and she receives 650 a month. What % could she receive of my disability? 50%? … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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I am tryiing to figure out if my wife who is 65 (I turn 65
I am tryiing to figure out if my wife who is 65 (I turn 65 in November) should take her ss benefit now? … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
38,273 satisfied customers
If my wife who is the lower earner, claims SS based on her
If my wife who is the lower earner, claims SS based on her earning record before FRA, does this affect the spousal amount that she will not claim until I claim at age 68. … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
38,273 satisfied customers
My wife and I are both at full retirement age. She is a
My wife and I are both at full retirement age. She is a lower earner with a benefit on her earnings of ~$700/mo. My benefit would be about $3000 per month, but I am delaying taking that until I'm 70. … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
38,273 satisfied customers
I will start collecting my social security July 1, 2018 at
I will start collecting my social security July 1, 2018 at the age of 65. My wife has been collecting for 2 years. she is now 65 and will turn 66 in may 2018. My benefit draw is about 1-1/2 times hers… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
38,273 satisfied customers
I am 62 low earner, my wife is 65 high earner, can I collect
I am 62 low earner, my wife is 65 high earner, can I collect spousal benefits and let my benefit keep growing? Thanks Mark… read more
Barbara
Barbara
Enrolled Agent, Paralegal
18,070 satisfied customers
My wife is 65 years old now and has been receiving social
My wife is 65 years old now and has been receiving social security benefits based on the spousal benefits at 50% of my benefit amount when I reached 66 last year. I deferred my benefit payment until 7… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
13,728 satisfied customers
I am 66 and receiving full social security benefits. My
I am 66 and receiving full social security benefits. My husband is 63, retired, receiving a retirement benefit from work and has not applied for his social security benefit. He would like to defer his… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
I'm 66 born in 1949, my wife will be 65 in Sept 2015, We both
I'm 66 born in 1949, my wife will be 65 in Sept 2015, We both work full time 40 plus hours a week. I can't walk due to a bicycle accident 4 years ago. We are both at a loss about how the system works,… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
13,728 satisfied customers
I have paid in the max amount into SS years. I will
I have paid in the max amount into SS for many years. I will be 62 in Oct. I intend to work at least until my full retirement age (66) maybe longer. My wife is 9 months older than me and has been a ho… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
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2,450 satisfied customers
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
13,728 satisfied customers
My wife has a very spotty record as a wage earner. I have a
My wife has a very spotty record as a wage earner. I have a continuous record near the top of the normal range. I turn 66 on May 21 2015 and she turns 65 0n12/26/2014. She will not be returning to the… read more
dylatess
dylatess
ATTORNEY
JD
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I am 68, my wife is 62. My account value is high, hers is minimal,
I am 68, my wife is 62. My account value is high, hers is minimal, relatively. I wish to allow my account to maximize and not draw on mine until I am 70. Is it not allowable for my wife to start drawi… read more
PDtax
PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
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I took SSI at 63 and am now 66. My wife is also 66 and has
I took SSI at 63 and am now 66. My wife is also 66 and has not yet taken her SSI. We both paid in the max for SSI while we were working, but we both retired at 53. The question: Am I able to suspend m… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
My wife started collecting SS four years ago when she was 62.
My wife started collecting SS four years ago when she was 62. I am 63 and will retire in a year and a half. I can easily delay receiving benefits until I'm 70. I know that I can make a limited claim f… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
My question is about the apply and suspend rules. My wife is
My question is about the apply and suspend rules. My wife is 3 years younger than me. I am 63. We have both worked all our lives and therefore both eligible for our own benefits. My question. Can I ap… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
Background. My wife and I have been married 42 years. She
Background. My wife and I have been married 42 years. She had SS earnings off and on from the late 60's up until 1995. In 1996 she was found to have brain cancer. She is somewhat of a medical miracle,… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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Juris Doctor
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My wife does not have enough quarters to qualify for social
My wife does not have enough quarters to qualify for social security on her own. I am 63. If I file now but keep working and defer my payments until I am full retirement age of 66, can she begin drawi… read more
Loren
Loren
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