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My wife is retired but has not started getting SS benefits.
My wife is retired but has not started getting SS benefits. If she starts now at age 62, and I work until I am 70 (I am 63 now). When I die will she the amount of my maximum benefit, or will she be pe… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
32,019 satisfied customers
My wife and I are both 63. I'm 6 mos. younger. I was born in
My wife and I are both 63. I'm 6 mos. younger. I was born in Nov. and my wife was born in May., both in 1954. Wife opted to take her's at 62, which amounted to $780 / mo.. When I take mine at full ret… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
32,019 satisfied customers
I am approaching my full SS retirement age but plan to keep
I am approaching my full SS retirement age but plan to keep working for another year or two. My wife is 62 and plans on retiring when she reaches Medicare age 65. She should receive around 1,100 a mon… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
32,019 satisfied customers
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
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
32,019 satisfied customers
My wife and I are getting divorced. She would like to draw
My wife and I are getting divorced. She would like to draw on my SS when I retire at 66. Can she increase her benefit in this way? She is currently getting SS, she just filed and is 63 years old. She … read more
Robin D.
Robin D.
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
18,250 satisfied customers
My wife began receiving social security benefits at age 62
My wife began receiving social security benefits at age 62 while I waited until full retirement age of 66 after she received benefits. She turned 66 in April of 2017. Is she eligible for a spousal ben… read more
Stephen G.
Stephen G.
Sr Financial & Tax Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
7,262 satisfied customers
My wife and I were both born in 1925 - she on 11/26 and I on
My wife and I were both born in 1925 - she on 11/26 and I on 6/13. She retired on her own SS about 2 years before me. At that time I was told she had to remain on her own instead of half of mine. Now … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
32,019 satisfied customers
I am 66. Born feb 1950. My wife is 66 born sept 1950. I
I am 66. Born feb 1950. My wife is 66 born sept 1950. I applied, started taking ss at 66. My wife had applied and started taking ss at 62 based on her own earnings of 19 years. I get the max benefit o… read more
Stephen G.
Stephen G.
Sr Financial & Tax Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
7,262 satisfied customers
I am 65 my wife is 55 and not currently working, I started
I am 65 my wife is 55 and not currently working, I started collecting SS at 63. I am looking at the option to suspend at 66 (start-stop-start) and restart later and have a few questions: 1) Do I have … read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
2,450 satisfied customers
I will be eligible to collect benefits at 62 years of age in
I will be eligible to collect benefits at 62 years of age in 10 months. My ex-wife will be 58 years of age in July of this year, She has remarried and I have not. We were married for more than 10 year… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
2,450 satisfied customers
I became totally disabled at 58 years of age, my wife was 59
I became totally disabled at 58 years of age, my wife was 59 at the time She is now 64 and I am 63, and I just read that she might be entitled to spousal benefits at the age of 62 i have two questions… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,332 satisfied customers
I am 68, and have been collecting benefits for two years. My
I am 68, and have been collecting benefits for two years. My wife is 60. If she applies for benefits based on her work at age 62, does that preclude her from claiming my higher benefit level if I pre-… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,606 satisfied customers
I am 66 and just started collecting my benefits in March; my
I am 66 and just started collecting my benefits in March; my spouse is 62 and will turn 63 in July. Is she able to collect 1/2 of my benefits ( which would be more than hers at 62 ) when she turns 63;… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,587 satisfied customers
I am 63, my wife will be 62 next month. She has not worked
I am 63, my wife will be 62 next month. She has not worked for several years, but did work long enough ot qualify for social security. Her benefit would be about $600 a month at 62. I am still working… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,587 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
Attorney
Juris Doctor
37,877 satisfied customers
My wife wants to quit working at age 62, She has worked for
My wife wants to quit working at age 62, She has worked for a hospital for 36 years. If she does not take social security until she is 66 because I (her husband ) am still working, will her benefit st… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,606 satisfied customers
Husband and wife both born in 1948. Retirement age is 66.
Husband and wife both born in 1948. Retirement age is 66. If husband defers at 66 and waits till 70 to take ss his benefit goes up by 8% a year. If wife takes ss at age 66 she gets benefit based upon … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,332 satisfied customers
I am 63 and have just started receiving payments. My wife
I am 63 and have just started receiving payments. My wife turns 63 in a few days. Her benefit based on her work record will be about $330. My benefits are $1920. Can my wife apply now (at 63) and rece… read more
dylatess
dylatess
ATTORNEY
JD
3,490 satisfied customers
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dylatess

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Christopher B, Esq.

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Stephanie O Joy, Esq

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22+ years legal exp. - 12+ years owning/operating her own SSD Law practice.

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