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In reference to Social Security benefits that I am currently
Second opinion] In reference to Social Security benefits that I am currently receiving from my deceased husband, I am currently working as a CSRS Offset employee with the Federal Government. My questi… read more
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emc011075
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I am 70 and have been collecting Social Security for
I am 70 and have been collecting Social Security for approximately a year. My wife of 40 plus years turns 66 tomorrow. My FRA is $2,820 and spousal benefit would be $1,410. My wife's own benefit is $1… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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Started receiving SS three years ago under my husbands SS.
Started receiving SS three years ago under my husbands SS. Called today to find out what I will get this August under my SS and was told I was already receiving under mine. Somehow they didn't pay und… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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My wife and I are both 67 (born in 1953) - I am working
My wife and I are both 67 (born in 1953) - I am working full-time for the US Govt and plan to until age 70. I will be eligible for a CSRS Offset pension. My wife works part-time and has no pension. … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
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I will be eligible to draw social security From my former
I will be eligible to draw social security From my former wifes benefits as a widower. But i am a federal retiree under the csrs retirement plan. I am curious if drawing the benefit will cut into my r… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
17,323 satisfied customers
My wife is 66 and is eligible for FRA benefits from her
My wife is 66 and is eligible for FRA benefits from her earnings. I am 63 and will be at FRA whewn I turn 66 and 4 months. Neither of us have filed yet. If my wife and I both file now I will not recei… read more
Lane
Lane
JD,CFP, MBA, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
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I don't understand spousal benefits. My wife and I are 66
I don't understand spousal benefits. My wife and I are 66 and 67 years old and meet our FRA. I want to claim my benefits now and forgo my 8% annual increases. My wife would like to postpone filing for… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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Will my spousal Social Security benefit be subject to WEP?
Will my spousal Social Security benefit be subject to WEP? My ex-wife and I both receive Civil Service Retirement System pensions. If so, how will the calculation be made?… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
42,123 satisfied customers
I turn 66 in April, but have not yet filed for Social
I turn 66 in April, but have not yet filed for Social Security. My wife turns 66 in August. She is fully retired with a CalSTRS retirement. If I file for my payments, will she be able to file for spou… read more
Bill
Bill
Master's Degree
3,255 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
42,123 satisfied customers
I am a 30 year federal retiree at the age of 65. I know I am
I am a 30 year federal retiree at the age of 65. I know I am affected by the WEP and the GPO, however, I am still working in private industry and have paid in to SS for 27 significant years. Is there … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
17,323 satisfied customers
Regarding spousal benefit. I just filed yesterday for my ss
regarding spousal benefit. I just filed yesterday for my ss retirement. I turned 67 Sunday. My estimated retirement is about 1700 per month but will be reduced by WEP to about $1200 I have 26 years pa… read more
Lane
Lane
JD,CFP, MBA, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
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CIVIL SERVICE RETIREE; DIVORCED; 70 YRS OF AGE AND WAS
I AM A CIVIL SERVICE RETIREE; DIVORCED; 70 YRS OF AGE AND WAS MARRIED TO MY SPOUSE FOR 32 YEARS. NEITHER OF US HAVE RE-MARRIED. SHE WORKED DURING THE MARRIAGE AND IS STILL WORKING AFTER 50 YEARS. SHE … read more
Lane
Lane
JD,CFP, MBA, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
26,034 satisfied customers
My wife is going to semi-retire (collect SS and work part
My wife is going to semi-retire (collect SS and work part time) at 63. Her benefit at FRA would have been $1440/month. Since she is taking an early benefit, she'll only collect approx $1150/month. She… read more
Lane
Lane
JD,CFP, MBA, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
26,034 satisfied customers
I applied security a year-and-a-half ago when I turned 67. I
I applied for social security a year-and-a-half ago when I turned 67. I was a federal employee for 15 years but have been in private business now for 27 years. Local social security office convinced m… read more
Lane
Lane
JD,CFP, MBA, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
26,034 satisfied customers
There is lots of news about "file and suspend" and spousal
There is lots of news about "file and suspend" and spousal benefits (apparently changing April 30, 2016). My wife is almost 67 (March 1949) and I am 64 (September 1951). We both have worked for more t… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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JD
2,542 satisfied customers
I am 68 and draw social security. My wife turns 66 in March
I am 68 and draw social security. My wife turns 66 in March of this year. Can my wife draw spousal benefits until she is 70 and then claim her earned benefits from her working years?… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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I have a question about Social Security benefits. I retired
I have a question about Social Security benefits. I retired in 2009 after 31 years of service under Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS). Currently I am receiving my pension benefits from CSR. I am … read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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