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My wife started social security at 62, I did not claim mine
My wife started social security at 62, I did not claim mine until 66. My amount is higher than hers, We are both 73 right now. Can she claim the spousal Social security before I pass away and get more… read more
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I'm 64 and my wife is 61. Can my wife starts collecting her
I'm 64 and my wife is 61. Can my wife starts collecting her social security at age 62 then switch over to half of my social security when I start collecting at age 70? … read more
Lev
Lev
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My wife just turned 63 and her birthday is 12/28/1955. I am
My wife just turned 63 and her birthday is ***** I am 65 and my birthday is ***** She wants to start taking her social security now and will get $667. I am still working and will wait until I am 67 or… read more
Lev
Lev
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My wife took early security when eligible. I took mine later
My wife took early security when eligible. I took mine later but not full security. My earnings were more. Can she draw off my secuity or could she have drawn off mine to begin with since my amount wa… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
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I am 62 years old and retired. My wife is the larger wage
Second opinion] I am 62 years old and retired. My wife is the larger wage earner, remains employed, and will be turning 70 in November of this year. Her Social Security will be near the maximum $3776 … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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I have a private pension from UPS. I am choosing to have my
I have a private pension from UPS. I am choosing to have my wife receive a portion of my pension if I die. We plan on collecting our social security at age 62. If I were to die at age 64 say would my … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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Lane I just turned 66, my SS benefit at age 66 is $2,352 at
Hi Lane I just turned 66, my SS benefit at age 66 is $2,352 at age 70 it is $3,105 I am not working. My wife just tuned 62, at 62 her SS benefit is $688 a month at 66 it is $1,017 at age 70 it is $1,3… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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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
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
41,340 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
16,514 satisfied customers
My wife retired and began drawing SS at age 62 (March 1963)
My wife retired and began drawing SS at age 62 (March 1963) based upon her wages (which were quite low) and I retired and started getting SS at 62 (June 1963). A few days ago, I received a newsletter … read more
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emc011075
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I am 77 years old, collecting full SSA retirement benefits.
I am 77 years old, collecting full SSA retirement benefits. My wife will turn 62 Aug 2015. What are her choices Re: collecting her benefits vs. part of mine? Since she is not FRA until 2019, will her … read more
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ShawnA
CEO
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My DOB is 1/46, I claimed SS when I was 66, at full retirement
My DOB is 1/46, I claimed SS when I was 66, at full retirement age, and receive $2,302 monthly. My spouse DOB is 11/44, and she claimed benefits at age 62, her earliest possible date, and she receives… read more
R. Klein, EA
R. Klein, EA
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Master's Degree
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My wife just turned 62. According to our SS statements she
My wife just turned 62. According to our SS statements she is eligible for about 33% of what I, her husband, am eligible. Does it make sesne for her to take her discounted amount at 62 and then conver… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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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
4,591 satisfied customers
I have collected ss since 62, 2 1/2 years ago. My wife filed
I have collected ss since 62, 2 1/2 years ago. My wife filed today, will be 62 in September. I spoke to an agent at the national ss 800 number and was told that my wife would benefit by filing for her… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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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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My wife worked for 16 years and at present is drawing on her
My wife worked for 16 years and at present is drawing on her benefits. I will start drawing on mine in 2013. Can she stop drawing on hers and start collecting on mine at a higher rate?… read more
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LawTalk
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Juris Doctor
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I am a male. By birth date is 04/23/1945. I expect to work
I am a male. By birth date is 04/23/1945. I expect to work to age 70. My current estimated SS at age is $2,617, and at age 70 is $3,329. I will earn about $225,000 per year until age 70. My spouse's b… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
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