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Have a client he is age 67 with spouse age 66 and 3 months.
Have a client he is age 67 with spouse age 66 and 3 months. She didn't work outside of home but wants to claims benefit of her spouse. Spouse wants to wait to retire in 3 years and delay his SS to age… read more
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I started collecting my SS in November or 2019. Can my
I started collecting my SS in November or 2019. Can my spouse claim spousal benefits until he reaches age 70 in December 2020? Will that penalize or reduce his SS benefit when he starts claiming his o… read more
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Lev
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At one time I was told to have one spouse collect SS at 66,
at one time I was told to have one spouse collect SS at 66, and the other delay until age 70. Now they say take it at 66 also as the amount may be reduced in the coming years due to lack of funding. I… read more
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Can you please send me the link again. Accidentally deleted.
Can you please send me the link again. Accidentally deleted. … read more
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Spousal benefits. 70.5 current age spouse turns 65 in June
need to know if spouse is eligible for 1/2 my benefit at 65 or 66… read more
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My sister is divorced. She was born in 1950 and will turn
My sister is divorced. She was born in 1950 and will turn 69 this year. I believe she could have filed for 1/2 of the highest between her social security benefit at 66 and her former husband's (his be… read more
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File and suspend was phased out with the 11/15 budget law.
File and suspend was phased out with the 11/15 budget law. However, I understand if you were born before 1/2/1954, you can still make use of the "restricted application" strategy. If you wait until no… read more
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I was married 30 years and have been divorced for 9. My SS
Hello. I was married 30 years and have been divorced for 9. My SS retirement benefits are more than half my husbands. So I guess I have to collet mine if I choose to retire this year at age 63. Is the… read more
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I just went in to file for Faasf. The SSA said I couldn't.
I just went in to file for Faasf. The SSA said I couldn't. My Spouse just turned 70 and I just turned 66. He filed and will be receiving benefits in Nov. However, they said I would have to start my be… read more
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I turned 66 in Sept 2016. My ex-husband turned 65 in August
I turned 66 in Sept 2016. My ex-husband turned 65 in August 2016. We were married for 36 years. I want to try to. Claim 1/2 of his social security starting in Jan . 2017. And wait until I am 70 to tak… read more
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My husband retired at 66 (FRA) and took his Soc Sec benefit,
My husband retired at 66 (FRA) and took his Soc Sec benefit, in 2009, based on his record. I was 66 (FRA) in 2012, but elected to wait to take benefits on my record. I did not file for spousal benefit… read more
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My husband is going to be in June and I will be 68 in November,
My husband is going to be 69 in June and I will be 68 in November, neither of us as applied to collect any social security yet. I have heard that since my SS is currently calculated to be slightly hig… read more
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Should a person born in 1953 automatically file Restricted
Should a person born in 1953 automatically file for the Restricted Application for Spousal Benefits so that it is in place (spouse born in 1958) for when decision is made to retire and start taking be… read more
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PalmBeachResearchGroup, Delray, Florida, are all over, every
PalmBeachResearchGroup, Delray, Florida, are all over, every possible internet interjecting facts that if you were born after l969 and you file by April, 30,2016, you have the option of poissibly qual… read more
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I am 65 years old DOB 4/5/1951. My wife is 66 years old, DOB
I am 65 years old DOB 4/5/1951. My wife is 66 years old, DOB 6/17/49. She began collecting social security benefits 1/2016. I would like to start collecting spousal benefits, so I can wait until I'm 7… read more
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In light of the recently changed law, I am confused about
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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I am now 66 (born Oct. 1949) and have already filed and
I am now 66 (born Oct. 1949) and have already filed and suspended my own SS benefits. My wife turns 66 in June 2016 (June 1950). Neither of us has ever received any SS $. Questions: 1. When my wife fi… read more
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I will be 63 in oct. my husband will be 63 in Jan 2013. Can
I will be 63 in oct. my husband will be 63 in Jan 2013. Can I qualify to get part of his social security even if he wants to wait to apply after his 65th birthday.… read more
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