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I turned 66 in December 2019, my husband will turn 62 in
I turned 66 in December 2019, my husband will turn 62 in August 2020. Can I claim spousal benefit in Aug 2020 and obtain 50% of my husband's projected full retirement benefit while allowing my benefit… read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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I started collecting my SS in November or 2019. Can my
I started collecting my SS in November or 2019. Can my spouse claim spousal benefits until he reaches age 70 in December 2020? Will that penalize or reduce his SS benefit when he starts claiming his o… read more
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Lev
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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
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My husband and I fall into the window that allows me to
My husband and I fall into the window that allows me to claim the spousal benefit at my retirement age without taking my own benefit while he has filed and suspended (he was born in 1950 and I was bor… read more
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Stephen G.
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I was born in 1952 and am delaying my social security
I was born in 1952 and am delaying my social security benefits until age 70. I am the higher earner of the two. My husband filed for ss benefits at 62 (he was born in 1954). I am considering applying … read more
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emc011075
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My husband is 68 and in good health. He has always earned
My husband is 68 and in good health. He has always earned more than I have and plans to work until he is 70 to maximize his SS income, then when I am 67 I would draw 1/2 of his full retirement age inc… read more
Lane
Lane
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I am a widow at 60 my husband died 2 years ago at 61 I work
I am a widow at 60 my husband died 2 years ago at 61 I work full time and have high earrings am I still entitled to get his social security ?… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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My husband retired at 66 (FRA) and took his Soc Sec benefit,
My husband retired at 66 (FRA) and took his Soc Sec benefit, in 2009, based on his record. I was 66 (FRA) in 2012, but elected to wait to take benefits on my record. I did not file for spousal benefit… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
7,562 satisfied customers
My wife was born Feb 1953 and I was born Oct 1950. We are
My wife was born Feb 1953 and I was born Oct 1950. We are both retired and currently neither of us collect Soc Sec. I had higher earnings than her while we worked and I am projected to receive a highe… read more
Lev
Lev
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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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Should a person born in 1953 automatically file Restricted
Should a person born in 1953 automatically file for the Restricted Application for Spousal Benefits so that it is in place (spouse born in 1958) for when decision is made to retire and start taking be… read more
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emc011075
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In light of the recently changed law, I am confused about
In light of the recently changed law, I am confused about the impact on my wife (Petra) and me (Matt). Matt's DOB: Jan 11, 1947 (currently age 69) Petra's DOB: Aug 3, 1950 (currently age 65) In Jan 20… read more
PhillipsEsq.
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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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There have been many messages regarding HR 1314. How does
There have been many messages regarding HR 1314. How does that impact me? I have been receiving SSI benefits since 2014 and am still working. I will be 70 years in March. Where can I find information … read more
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Peter Griesch
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I am turning age 66 in this coming April (my DOB is April
I am turning age 66 in this coming April (my DOB is April 18, 1950). My wife is now age 60 (her DOB is Nov. 11, 1955). It is my understanding that I can apply for the file and suspend benefit by April… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
I a male and was born on May 22, 1950. My wife was born on
I a male and was born on May 22, 1950. My wife was born on September 27, 1957. I am not currently working but my wife is. My estimated benefit at my full retirement age (FRA) is $2,545 and my wife's w… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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I was born on 3/10/1950. My wife was born on 12/23/1950. Can
I was born on 3/10/1950. My wife was born on 12/23/1950. Can I still file and suspend on my 66th birthday and my wife get spousal. Am I grandfathered in from the recent changes to the SS laws?… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 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
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Doctoral Degree
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