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My wife is already receiving her benefits on her own right.
My wife is already receiving her benefits on her own right. When I start to collect my benefit at the FRA (66+2-months), can she request to receive her benefits through me and get half of my entitleme… read more
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emc011075
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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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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
37,215 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
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
37,215 satisfied customers
My wife turns 65 this month. I am 65 now and turn 66 in
Second opinion] 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
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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Help. Spousal benefits is sooo confusing. My wife will
help. Spousal benefits is sooo confusing. My wife will retire at 63, her fra is 66 and 4mo. her amount at fra is $1400 approx. I am 64 will start to collect full benefits at 66 [ my fra ]and will keep… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
5,652 satisfied customers
This is a social security question. Born in 1951 I began
This is a social security question.Born in 1951 I began collecting my full SS benefit. My wife who was born in 1952 will begin collecting her full SS in July of this year. We still both work full time… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
37,215 satisfied customers
My wife born in 1951 is receiving ss that is less than half
my wife born in 1951 is receiving ss that is less than half my ss. is she entitled to half of mine? … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
37,215 satisfied customers
Looking to maximize social security benefits. My DOB -
My DOB - 4/2/52 Wifes DOB 5/20/52 She is no longer working and we need to apply for her benefits. I plan on working till age 70. Does file & suspend or any other strategy get us more than just her filing for her own benefits now at age 65? … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
37,215 satisfied customers
I want to know when the best time to apply for SS benefits
I want to know when the best time to apply for SS benefits for my wife, who is 64 (DOB 6/17/52). If she was to wait until 66 she would earn about $800. I am 63 (DOB 12/25/53) and would earn about $2,9… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
37,215 satisfied customers
My name is ***** *****. I am 66 (fra). My earnings will pay
My name is ***** *****. I am 66 (fra). My earnings will pay maximum benefits. My wife is 64 and her record will bring her about 1400/mo at fra. We both plan to work to 70 but I have a condition that m… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
19,875 satisfied customers
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
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
13,728 satisfied customers
My wife is 66 and retired; i am 60 and the higher earner, still
My wife is 66 and retired; i am 60 and the higher earner, still working. She started receiving SS benefits on her own record at age 64. When I reach my FRA can i file and suspend, and get spousal bene… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
13,728 satisfied customers
I just turned 66 On October 3rd. I have been self employed
I just turned 66 On October 3rd. I have been self employed for the past 22 years as a music teacher of young children, and hope to continue working. The questions is I have no pension or retirement fu… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,612 satisfied customers
I retired at age 60 and I am now age 62 and do not intend to
I retired at age 60 and I am now age 62 and do not intend to return to work. Should I file for early retirement or wait to age 66. My spouse is currently employed & intends to be for the next 3 to 4 y… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,612 satisfied customers
I turn 66 in August of 2013 and my wife turns 66 in January
I turn 66 in August of 2013 and my wife turns 66 in January of 2014. Both of us are going to continue to work for a a few years longer--perhaps to age 70. My social security benefit at full retirement… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
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
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,612 satisfied customers
My wife turns 62 in August 2012 and I will be 62 in November
My wife turns 62 in August 2012 and I will be 62 in November 2012. I will not need my benefit until age 66. My wife has a small benefit earned on her own. I have read that one possible option for us i… read more
dylatess
dylatess
ATTORNEY
JD
3,500 satisfied customers
If my low income wife claims early SS benefits at age 62, her
If my low income wife claims early SS benefits at age 62, her benefit is calculated to be about $750/mo (based upon $1,000/mo at age 66 less 25%). My benfit at full retirement age is $2,400/mo. Can my… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
13,728 satisfied customers
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