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My wife was born in 1956 and is still working I was born in
my wife was born in 1956 and is still working I was born in 1949 and am now drawing my S.S. can she draw on mine now and continue to pay into her own and then draw on hers when she turns 67 … read more
Lev
Lev
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Both my wife and I are receiving our monthly SS checks. I
Both my wife and I are receiving our monthly SS checks. I visited with a relative and we discussed our retirement. He and his wife are older and he mentioned that his wife received one-half the amount… read more
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emc011075
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My wife is 67 yrs old and has been collecting so. My wife is
my wife is 67 yrs old and has been collecting ss since 62. I will be 66 in July and also have been collecting ss since age 62. Her rate is approximately 400 per month . Mine is approximately 1500 per month. I have recently been told by friend that she could have been receiving an amount equivalent to half of my benefit. Is this true, and how do I get info about this. Dave … read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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J*******on - I am 66years old and on Medicare. I am planning
My name is************on - I am 66years old and on Medicare. I am planning not to draw Social Security until age 70 to let it build. Can my wife at age 62 years old draw half on mine with out effectin… read more
Lev
Lev
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31,726 satisfied customers
I am fixing to retire at age 66 and start drawing social
I am fixing to retire at age 66 and start drawing social benefits which which are estimated to be approximately 2440.00 per month. My wife will be 62 years of age and her benefit would be approximatel… read more
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emc011075
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My wife is turns 65 in Oct and will be eligible to apply for
My wife is turns 65 in Oct and will be eligible to apply for her ss benefit not too long after wards. I don't plan on applying for mine for another 4 years as I am still working and do not want to tak… read more
Stephen G.
Stephen G.
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My wife is 64 and collecting Social Security...I just turned
my wife is 64 and collecting Social Security...I just turned 62 and am going to wait until I am 66 to start collecting. My wife was a stay at home mother and is only collecting $400 a month. Now that … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
31,726 satisfied customers
My wife is a few credits short of qualifying for her own SS
My wife is a few credits short of qualifying for her own SS check. She never really had any earning to speak of and now she's 59. I'm 61. If I delay to Age 70 to start my SS, when should my wife start… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
3,661 satisfied customers
If I claimed Social Security on my 67th birthday this July,
If I claimed Social Security on my 67th birthday this July, I would receive approximately $2800/mo using SS's "quick calculator." However, my wife, who did not have enough years of SS service to quali… read more
dylatess
dylatess
ATTORNEY
JD
3,490 satisfied customers
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
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
31,726 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
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,332 satisfied customers
i am retired and have been drawing SS since I turned 62. My
i am retired and have been drawing SS since I turned 62. My wife is now 62 and her being a housewife for most of our 44 years together if I am correct should be able to draw 1/2 of my benefit rather t… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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I am 71 and my wife turns 62 in May. I delayed getting my social
I am 71 and my wife turns 62 in May. I delayed getting my social security until I was 70. At 62 can my wife claim her social security (approximately $800) and then switch over to claiming 1/2 of mine … read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
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I now receive SS benefits at the age of 70. My wife retires
I now receive SS benefits at the age of 70. My wife retires in two years at the age of 62. Will my SS benefit amount affect the amount of earnings she is entitled to receive. ie will she get a percent… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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I am 79 and my wife is 59. I started my SS when I reached
I am 79 and my wife is 59. I started my SS when I reached 65. My wife worked full time but has not worked in the past 15 years. My question is when she reaches 62 can she file on my SS and when she is… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,587 satisfied customers
I am retiring/taking SS benefit at 66 yrs old (June 30, 2014).
I am retiring/taking SS benefit at 66 yrs old (June 30, 2014). My wife is looking to retire at 64 years of age on December 31, 2013. She wants to claim some of my benefit as a spouse (even though she … read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,587 satisfied customers
My spouse and I have both worked long enough to be eligible
My spouse and I have both worked long enough to be eligible for a SS benefit. Her earnings are much lower than mine. She expects to collact a benefit at age 62 while I expect to continue working until… read more
R. Klein, EA
R. Klein, EA
Accountant
Master's Degree
334 satisfied customers
I received social security at age 62 in April 2011. My wife
I received social security at age 62 in April 2011. My wife will turn 62 on October 31, 2011. We were both born in 1949. Her full retirement age is 66. If she takes benefits now at age 62, her stateme… read more
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dylatess
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