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Problem in collecting Social Security Benefits one year before age of full retirement.I wanted to retire one year early on my 65th birthday the day of November 23, 2017 (actually I retired on November… read more
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I will be at FRA on 11/30/2017. I will work full time until December 15, 2017. When should I apply so as to not have a gap in income without any real penalties? … read more
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My husband wants to start taking social security. He turns 65 on Feb. 18. He was wondering if he applies to receive it this November, will his amount be based on age 64 plus 9 months or would it be be… read more
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I'm 71 years old and receiving Social Security benefits. My
I'm 71 years old and receiving Social Security benefits. My wife will be 65 in Nov of this year. Can she file for benefits, then elect the "restricted application" and then elect spousal benefits?… read more
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In light of the recently changed law, I am confused about the impact on my wife (Petra) and me (Matt). Matt's DOB: Jan 11, 1947 (currently age 69) Petra's DOB: Aug 3, 1950 (currently age 65) In Jan 20… read more
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My wife is 68, retired and began taking her very modest SS
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I started taking social security at age 62 and received 13
I started taking social security at age 62 and received 13 months worth of benefits. I then went back to work making $72,000 a year and stopped my social security. I was told at my local social securi… read more
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Social Security Benefit Question: I will turn 66 on 3/15;
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I will be 66 in May 2012. My wife is now 55. If I retire at age 66, I understand that I will receive full retirement benefits. If I predecease my wife, is it correct that she will receive 50% of my be… read more
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I am 62 and plan to claim social security benefits at 70. My
I am 62 and plan to claim social security benefits at 70. My wife is 65 and claimed SS benefits at 63 on her own account. I am the high earner between us, and she had planned to switch to a spousal cl… read more
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