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I understand there i a spousal support benefit even if both
I understand there i a spousal support benefit even if both spouses are alive and each receiving their individual benefit. Can you tell me about that? … read more
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Lev, Thank U for helping me. Let me try and understand this
Lev, HI Thank U for helping me. Let me try and understand this more. I filed for SS December 2017. I gave the SS Office all of his info, married for over 20 years and all. He's approximately 3 years y… read more
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lev-tax
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My sister is getting some of her husbands ssi. he is younger
My sister is getting some of her husbands ssi. he is younger than her and made more than her. I am drawing and so is my husband we are both 66.He got his in 2016 Oct , I think, I got mine 2017 May ,I … read more
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Why would a spouse be denied a spousal benefit? Thought i
why would a spouse be denied a spousal benefit? Thought i had fully understood the requirements for qualification. How does SS calculate the benefit … read more
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Can a 66 year old who is still working receive spousal
Hi, Can a 66 year old who is still working receive spousal social security benefits from his 62 old spouse? And when he later files will he receive his normal amount of social security benefits? … read more
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Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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I'm going to be 64 in July. My husband is 7 years younger,
I'm going to be 64 in July. My husband is 7 years younger, would I be able to collect on his SS until he becomes of age? … read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
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My wife is 67 and I am 65. I am still working. My income is
My wife is 67 and I am 65. I am still working. My income is significantly more than my wife's. We are thinking about having her file for her SS benefit to collect until I retire when she would file fo… read more
Lane
Lane
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How and where can I find out IF the Social Security changes,
How and where can I find out IF the Social Security changes, coming 5/1/2016, will affect me in anyway. I probably don't have enough income for them to affect me, but if I could benefit from the chang… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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There is lots of news about "file and suspend" and spousal
There is lots of news about "file and suspend" and spousal benefits (apparently changing April 30, 2016). My wife is almost 67 (March 1949) and I am 64 (September 1951). We both have worked for more t… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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JD
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I am a 65 year old widow and wanted to apply benefits from
I am a 65 year old widow and wanted to apply for survivor benefits from my husbands SS. He passed away before he was 65. I was told no I could not, and when I questioned the representative on the phon… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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My DOB = 2-7-50, my spouse = 8-14-50. She's been collecting
My DOB = 2-7-50, my spouse = 8-14-50. She's been collecting SS disability since about 2009, which I believe will turn into "regular" benefits when she reaches her FRA this August. I will delay my own … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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I'm 64 and just retired. I plan to wait until I'm full
I'm 64 and just retired. I plan to wait until I'm full retirement age to claim my SS benefits, which I think will be about the same as my husband's benefit. Until then, I'll be working part time for f… read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
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I turned 62 and I'm trying to understand what it means to
I turned 62 and I'm trying to understand what it means to file and suspend and restricted filing. My husband is 60. He will have a larger benefit when eligible.… read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
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I retired with a very few hours accrued. I've been told that
I retired with a very few hours accrued for ss. I've been told that I should have taken half of my husbands ss instead. We have been married for 47 years and he is now retired also. Is this informatio… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
13,791 satisfied customers
My spouse is turning 66 in October. I do not turn 66 until
My spouse is turning 66 in October. I do not turn 66 until May. My spouse can get SS but mine is greater. What is the best strategy for us? Can my spouse file on her SS until I turn full retirement at… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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I've read you can take 1/2 of the lower income spouses SS
I've read you can take 1/2 of the lower income spouses SS now when she/he is 62= two ss checks a month, then collect and take yours at 66 or older at the higher amount and she can then upgrade to 1/2 … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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My husband is 54 and I am 64. I was wondering if I have to
My husband is 54 and I am 64. I was wondering if I have to wait until he is of social security age until I get his benefits?… read more
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PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
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I am divorced but was married for over 10 yrs and have not
I am divorced but was married for over 10 yrs and have not remarried. I am 64 + and don't want to take SS until 66. Is there any part of my ex husband's SS that I can collect now, or would I forego so… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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