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My wife turns 65 this month. I am 65 now and turn 66 in
Second opinion] My wife turns 65 this month. I am 65 now and turn 66 in November. Can I file and collect 1/2 of her FRA and let my account continue to grow ? … read more
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emc011075
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My wife has been receiving a spousal benefit based on my
My wife has been receiving a spousal benefit based on my earnings since 2015. We thought that getting a spousal would not affect her own benefit at age 70. She is now 70 and has applied for a benefit … read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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Can my wife collect social security at 62.she never worked
can my wife collect social security at 62.she never worked she is a house wife. will this be deducted from my social security check? … read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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I was born in 1951 so I have been grandfathered in to the
I was born in 1951 so I have been grandfathered in to the "spouse then worker" benefit which is now considered a loophole. My husband is at full retirement age (66) and is taking his benefits now. His… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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Retiree is 70 and applies ; wife is 55 and they have a 6
Retiree is 70 and applies for benefits; wife is 55 and they have a 6 year old child. They have been married for 10 years....neither the child nor the wife are disabled. Since they care for a child of … read more
Lane
Lane
JD,CFP, MBA, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
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I am 62.5 / Earned about $20,000, Wife makes about 65K ...
I am 62.5 / Earned about $20,000, Wife makes about 65K ... She is 37 years old We have a 8 year old and 9 year old. Do I apply now? We could use the money now! I do not have life insurance, We do have… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
10,622 satisfied customers
I applied SS benefits at age 66, and asked deferment, with
I applied for full SS benefits at age 66, and asked for payment deferment, with the intent my 64.5 year old wife would receive approx 44% of my monthly remittance, under spousal benefits, yet accrue a… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
I will turn 66 in 2017, which will be my full retirement
I will turn 66 in 2017, which will be my full retirement age. A gentleman told me this morning that my wife could receive 1/2 of the husband's monthly SS income if we applied for it this year (2016) b… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
10,622 satisfied customers
Can my minor children draw Social Security when I turn 62 on
Can my minor children draw Social Security when I turn 62 on my account and do I have to start drawing my SS for them to apply. Also is my wife entitled draw as caretaker for them. they are twins 8 ye… read more
Lane
Lane
JD,CFP, MBA, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
15,521 satisfied customers
I am 68 years old, still working, and not receiving Social
I am 68 years old, still working, and not receiving Social Security benefits. I want to wait until I am 70 to maximize the benefit. My wife's job was eliminated last year, and she is not currently wor… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
I've been taken off my ex husbands soc. sec, new wife and her
I've been taken off my ex husbands soc. sec, new wife and her daughter put on. My question is they have only been married for less than seven yrs, and we were forty-three years. also the girl was not … read more
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retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
18,472 satisfied customers
I am the legal guardian of two minor children. I am their
I am the legal guardian of two minor children. I am their grandmother and have been their guardian since 2003. I turned 66 in March, 2014 and started receiving social security benefits. Are my grandch… read more
R. Klein, EA
R. Klein, EA
Accountant
Master's Degree
334 satisfied customers
What does it take to get financial aid from social security?
What does it take to get financial aid from social security? My daughter ( a single parent ) passed away in 2011. My wife and I gained legal jurisdiction of our granddaughter at that time. Since then,… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
If I marry a person in the Philippines and continue living
If I marry a person in the Philippines and continue living there. ...when I die, will she receive benefits? Will she need to be a USA citizen? What is the best approach? Also, she has 5 children, the … read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
18,472 satisfied customers
I am a 71 year old widow collecting under my own social security.
I am a 71 year old widow collecting under my own social security. I am having a hard time making ends meet even though I am still working part time - 22 hours a week. My son in law passed away in an a… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
18,472 satisfied customers
Hi, I know I will have to go to my local SS office for
Hi, I know I will have to go to my local SS office for the final answer but here is my question to give me some idea if I might qualify. I am 61 yrs old and plan to applied for Retirement benefits at … read more
CGCPA
CGCPA
Owner
Bachelor's Degree
3,360 satisfied customers
My wife applied for SS spousal benefits beginning after her
My wife applied for SS spousal benefits beginning after her 66 birthday in July. She began collecting on her own SS earnings at 62. We expected she would receive 1/2 of what I would receive at age 66 … read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
Im 69 years of age, retired, and have been collecting social
I'm 69 years of age, retired, and have been collecting social security since I was 62. My wife, currently 55, has never worked because she was devoted to raising our children...so she has no built-up … read more
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dylatess
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