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I' and have been receiving ss since 62. my wife is 63 and
i' 69 and have been receiving ss since 62. my wife is 63 and about to retire. i under stand that a spousal benefit is available from ss. This benefit would be half of mine, about 1000 dollars. At 66(f… read more
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My wife is 67 and has been collecting social security
My wife is 67 and has been collecting social security benefits based on her earnings history since she was 64. I am 68 and have not yet filed for social security. Does the restricted application for s… read more
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If I take my benefits ealy and suspend payments and my wife
If I take my benefits ealy and suspend payments and my wife (67) takes early benefits, does her benefit rise to 50% of my check when I start at 70?… read more
Dr. Fiona Chen
Dr. Fiona Chen
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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.
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I am married. Neither one of us are collecting SS as of yet.
I am married. Neither one of us are collecting SS as of yet. I will be turning 64 in about one week and my husband is 63 years old. I am not working and my estimated SS payment would be about $900 if … read more
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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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My spouse is turning 66 in October. I do not turn 66 until
My spouse is turning 66 in October. I do not turn 66 until May. My spouse can get SS but mine is greater. What is the best strategy for us? Can my spouse file on her SS until I turn full retirement at… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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I have been reviewing Social Security options wife and me.
Hello! I have been reviewing Social Security options for my wife and me. My wife will soon be 64 and I will soon be 62. I am still employed and my wife is a homemaker who is qualified for Social Secur… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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I have read a lot on line but am still confused about
I have read a lot on line but am still confused about maximizing Social Security benefits when both spouses have accrued benefits and could use some guidance--especially understanding when to take spo… read more
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I will retire in 2 years at age 66. My wife will be 64. What
I will retire in 2 years at age 66. My wife will be 64. What is the best way for us to max out our social security payouts?… read more
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My wife is 66 and retired; i am 60 and the higher earner, still
My wife is 66 and retired; i am 60 and the higher earner, still working. She started receiving SS benefits on her own record at age 64. When I reach my FRA can i file and suspend, and get spousal bene… read more
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Spouse retiring in July 2015 - at 66. Full retirement age
Spouse retiring in July 2015 - at 66. Full retirement age for soc sec. Has pension from state after working at University for 47 years. Has earned less than me but can live on pension without taking s… read more
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I am 64 and will retire in August of this year. My wife is
I am 64 and will retire in August of this year. My wife is 66 and will retire in June of this year. I do not intend to file for social security until I am 66. At present my estimated retirement benefi… read more
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In April, I'm 68 and my wife is 66 (FRA). We both want to
In April, I'm 68 and my wife is 66 (FRA). We both want to wait to 70 for full benefits. She has higher benefits. If I file and suspend, she can take a spousal benefit on me. When I reach 70 and claim … read more
retirementlawyer
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My wife is 64 (3/9/50) and has been diagnosed with PSP/FTD
My wife is 64 (3/9/50) and has been diagnosed with PSP/FTD (~3-5 year life expectancy), which I believe fall under SS Compassionate Allowance. SS estimates her age 63 benefit @785/month; her FRA (66) … read more
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I was married for 32 years to a Viet Nam vet (served 4 years
I was married for 32 years to a Viet Nam vet (served 4 years in Navy 1964-1968) when he died. I was 49 with a disabled child, my husband was 50. I remarried after 5 years and am now in the process of … read more
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I am 62 and my wife is 64. She earns $10,000 per year and
I am 62 and my wife is 64. She earns $10,000 per year and her SS benefit at age 66 will be about $800. My benefit at age 66 will be about $2,500. What is the best scenario for my wife? If I retire at … read more
Megan C
Megan C
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My husband and I are both working and both 67. is earnings
My husband and I are both working and both 67. is earnings are much larger than mine. I understand that if He applies and suspends his benefits and I apply for his benefits now (deferring my own until… read more
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