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I started taking Social Security when I was 62. (9 years
I started taking Social Security when I was 62. (9 years ago). My wife is retiring this July and she is scheduled to start receiving her SS benefit in August (she'll be 68). We … read more
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emc011075
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I am 77 and have been drawing SS since I was 65. My wife is
I am 77 and have been drawing SS since I was 65. My wife is 66 and has been drawing SS since she was 60. She had very low earnings and is drawing a very low amount. Now that she is at her full retirem… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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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.
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My husband is 67 and I am 64. He filed a "file and suspend"
My husband is 67 and I am 64. He filed a "file and suspend" this past spring, before the SS law change. We are both working. He plans to retire at 70, I plan to retire at 68. Since I have the higher S… read more
emc011075
emc011075
Senior Tax Specialist
Bachelor's Degree
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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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emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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Christopher my question is: My wife turned 62 October 2015. We would like to have her
Hi Christopher my question is: My wife turned 62 October 2015. We would like to have her file for early Social Security Benefits in the next month or so. I will be 66 in October 2016 and would like to… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
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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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Husband already retired Wife age is 61 Been marry 24 years
Husband already retired Wife age is 61 Been marry 24 years At 62 elect to take SSbenifits She has over 35 years working If she take benifits at 62 base on her record, when husband pass away. can she r… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
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
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
I will be 66 in November, my wife will be 61 in February. My
I will be 66 in November, my wife will be 61 in February. My current monthly benefit would be at 66 $2,591, at 70 $3,492. My wife's monthly benefit would be at 62 $995, at 66 $1,383 and at 70 $1,842. … read more
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PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
1 satisfied customers
My wife and I are both 63. Our plan is to file at 66
My wife and I are both 63. Our plan is for me to file at 66 and suspend until age 70, with my wife taking 50 % spousal benefits when she turns 66 shortly after. She does currently qualify for a small … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
I turn 66 on Dec 11 2014. My wife turns 66 on May 5 2016.
I turn 66 on Dec 11 2014. My wife turns 66 on May 5 2016. My FRA SS benefit is 2,300. Hers is 1,300. I want to file and suspend (Dec 11 or sooner ?) to allow her to claim a sousal benefit. Does he hav… read more
KUMI95
KUMI95
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
17 satisfied customers
I am 61 and retired. My wife is 52 and works. Our individual
I am 61 and retired. My wife is 52 and works. Our individual SS projected benefits are similiar amounts at full retirement age. If I take my benefits early at 62, at what age (earliest) can my wife fi… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
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
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
Hi: I am planning to retire next Septemebr 2014 at age 67
Hi: I am planning to retire next Septemebr 2014 at age 67 - one year beyond my full SS eligibility. At that time, I will be eligible for approx. $2,900 monthly. My wife will be age 62 at that same tim… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
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
4,582 satisfied customers
I am 68 (69 in Feb). I have been on SS since age 65. My wife
I am 68 (69 in Feb). I have been on SS since age 65. My wife is 63, had a career, is eligible for SS but is not yet taking it. Should I suspend my benefits and have her take spousal benefits until age… read more
R. Klein, EA
R. Klein, EA
Accountant
Master's Degree
334 satisfied customers
I am retired with ss disability. I get about $2200 a month.
I am retired with ss disability. I get about $2200 a month. I am 71 years old. My wife works full time and will be 62 , 5/23 /2013. Can she get spousal benefits at 62 and change to her own ss payments… read more
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KUMI95
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