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On July 2, 2020 I will turn years old and I want to start
On July 2, 2020 I will turn 69 years old and I want to start collecting social security. My wife is 65 and I wondered if she could collect half of my ss benefit. Also if I start collecting is there an… read more
Lev
Lev
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My wife turns 66 on March 16, 2019. I am 76, collecting SS
My wife turns 66 on March 16, 2019. I am 76, collecting SS since age 65 and work full time. My wife also works full time. We would like to opt for my wife to take against my SS until she is age 70. As… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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May my wife collect spousal social security benefits when
May my wife collect spousal social security benefits when she turns 66 in April even though I am still working? I am 68. … read more
Lev
Lev
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37,260 satisfied customers
File and suspend was phased out with the 11/15 budget law.
File and suspend was phased out with the 11/15 budget law. However, I understand if you were born before 1/2/1954, you can still make use of the "restricted application" strategy. If you wait until no… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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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
37,260 satisfied customers
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
Dr. Fiona Chen
Dr. Fiona Chen
President
Ph.D.
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I am reaching age 66 in July. I've heard about a claim known
I am reaching age 66 in July. I've heard about a claim known as 'claim and suspend' I am married and retired. My spouse is still working. I did not claim early retirement benefits and want to know if … read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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I will be 66 in July and intend on taking my social security
I will be 66 in July and intend on taking my social security (FRA) benefit starting when eligible. My wife is 5 years younger but currently on Soc Security Disability. Will she receive an added benefi… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
37,260 satisfied customers
My wife will turn 66 in November 2016. The File & Suspend ability
My wife will turn 66 in November 2016. The File & Suspend ability ends 4/30/16 and is applicable to up to 6 months past that, which she just misses. Can my wife file & suspend to October 2016, and all… read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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I will be 66 on 6/12/2016, and retiring from work 7/29/2016.
I will be 66 on 6/12/2016, and retiring from work 7/29/2016. My wife will be 64 on 6/2/2016. She will leave work 7/29/2016 but will not file for social security until age 66. Can she get the spousal b… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
Attorney-at-Law
JD
32,512 satisfied customers
My wife is 63 and I am 66 and she started to collect on her
my wife is 63 and I am 66 and she started to collect on her earnings approx 8 months ago at which time I started to collect spousal benefit. Our strategy is when I turn 70 and start to collect full be… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
My wife is 68, retired and began taking her very modest SS
My wife is 68, retired and began taking her very modest SS benefits at 62. I am 65, still working, and contemplating retirement later this year when I turn 66. Can I then file for restricted SS benefi… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
13,460 satisfied customers
I am now 66 (born Oct. 1949) and have already filed and
I am now 66 (born Oct. 1949) and have already filed and suspended my own SS benefits. My wife turns 66 in June 2016 (June 1950). Neither of us has ever received any SS $. Questions: 1. When my wife fi… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
13,460 satisfied customers
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
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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When and how to file for our familys Social Security benefits?Fa
When and how to file for our family's Social Security benefits? Family Background: • We are pressed for money, but can manage with my salary. It may be best for us to maximize future coverage, unless … read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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My wife will be 62.5 when she retires (July 2014). I will be
My wife will be 62.5 when she retires (July 2014). I will be 66. We plan on my wife taking her SS at 62.5 (estimated at $12,500 per year, $16,000 if she waited until 66) and I will take spousal benefi… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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Scenario: Wife collection ~$300/mo since 12/2012 on own account.
Scenario: Wife collection ~$300/mo since 12/2012 on own account. 1/4/2013 she turned 64. Husband ( DOB 12/29/1947) will retire at 67 maybe not until 70. Undecided. Wife wants to collect on own account… read more
Loren
Loren
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2,824 satisfied customers
My wife applied for SS spousal benefits beginning after her
My wife applied for SS spousal benefits beginning after her 66 birthday in July. She began collecting on her own SS earnings at 62. We expected she would receive 1/2 of what I would receive at age 66 … read more
Megan C
Megan C
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