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I was married 40 years, I am 63, 64 in December. My question
I was married 40 years, I am 63, 64 in December. My question is can I take my ex's social security now and wait until I'm 70 to take my benefits? … read more
TaxRobin
TaxRobin
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Regarding age-related benefit increases, does monthly
Regarding age-related benefit increases, does monthly benefit increase only on one's birthday, or can benefit increase incrementally between birthdays? I am 67 and my 68 th birthday is ***** till Octo… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
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If I wait to receive SS benefits at age 70, will the monthly
if I wait to receive SS benefits at age 70, will the monthly amount increase by 8% per month? How soon before age 70 does one apply? Also, is there any benefit if someone does not collect until age 70… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
29,980 satisfied customers
My birthday is 7/9/1950 should I wait until my 68 birthday
my birthday is ***** should I wait until my 68 birthday to start my S.S. … read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
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I tried to apply to begin receiving benefits when I could
I tried to apply to begin receiving benefits when I could get the 8% increase on my 67th birthday, but the acceptance came back with the amount for 66. I met with someone in my local SSA office and sh… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
29,980 satisfied customers
Need help! I applied online on March 13, 2017 for benefits
Need help! I applied online on March 13, 2017 for benefits to start in July 2017, which is my 70th birthday. I got a call from SSA saying that I also had the option for my benefits to start retroactiv… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
3,071 satisfied customers
On September 16 of this year, to starts benefits in April
on September 16 of this year, to starts benefits in April 2016. I was told I would receive $2499 monthly and 6 months back of benefits. I received a letter and a check on October 3, 2016. The letter s… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
I will be 66 on May 13th of this year and have not filed
Hello! I will be 66 on May 13th of this year and have not filed for Social Security. I would like to receive spousal benefits beginning in May (or June) of this year, and would like to wait to receive… read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
Tax Advisor
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
34,026 satisfied customers
I understand that if I file and suspend my wife can then
I understand that if I file and suspend my wife can then file for spousal benefits. I'm a year past my FRA of 66. She is 4 months short of her FRA of 66. Question is what would her benefit be based on… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
3,071 satisfied customers
My wife, 63 years old has recently applied and is now
My wife , 63 years old has recently applied and is now getting social security payments. I am 67 and would like to wait until I'm 70 to receive my benefit. Can I apply for benefit now so as to get my … read more
PDtax
PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
9,538 satisfied customers
I am 66 years old- will be 67 in January. I am working full
I am 66 years old- will be 67 in January. I am working full time and plan on waiting to draw social security until I am 70. My benefit will be larger than my husband's. My husband is 61 and will be 62… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
My birthday is ***** 15 and I am will be and 3 months. My
My birthday is ***** 15 and I am will be 69 and 3 months. My age 70 benefits will be $3345/mo. If I take SS now, will my monthly benefit be my age 69 amount or will it be increased for each month I wa… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
4,726 satisfied customers
I would like to wait until I'm 66 to file security
Hi: I would like to wait until I'm 66 to file for social security benefits in order to collect my full retirement benefit. My question is WHEN I need to file in order to collect my full retirement ben… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
I am almost 60 years old (birthday 8-25-15) and considering
i am almost 60 years old (birthday 8-25-15) and considering retiring. i had jobs for 27 years that withdrew social security from my paycheck; from 2001 to the present i have not had social security wi… read more
PDtax
PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
9,538 satisfied customers
I will turn 63 in January and my ex is 67. We were married
I will turn 63 in January and my ex is 67. We were married for 18 years and I have not remarried. I know I am eligible to collect as an "ex-spouse" but when should I apply? I don't plan on collecting … read more
PDtax
PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
9,538 satisfied customers
My wife of 53 years is getting a SS benefit of far less than
My wife of 53 years is getting a SS benefit of far less than one half of mine. Is this correct? I retired in 2008 at age 77 and 3/4 when we started getting SS checks.… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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Juris Doctor
3,071 satisfied customers
I was widowed on June 17, 2010 and am drawing on my own
I was widowed on June 17, 2010 and am drawing on my own Social Security, and only $380 from my deceased husband's Social Security benefits.(Total $1150.) When I retired at age 65 in 1999, my Soc. Sec.… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
18,472 satisfied customers
Hi My husband, who is employed, will be 70 October 3rd of
Hi My husband, who is employed, will be 70 October 3rd of this year. He has not taken Medicare or Social Security payments, to date. He has just been notified that his employer will have to lay him of… read more
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