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I just turned 62 this past June and wanted to know if I
Good morning, I just turned 62 this past June and wanted to know if I could receive my ex husbands S.S. benefits without it affecting my S.S. retirement benefits. We were married for over 19 years … read more
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My wife and I will turn 65 this year and although she
My wife and I will turn 65 this year and although she retired a couple of years ago, I plan on working until 70 and maybe longer. I've been reading about the restricted benefit strategy and wanted to … read more
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I will be 66 in July, divorced 2.5 years ago. My ex will
I will be 66 in July, divorced 2.5 years ago. My ex will turn 66 in September. Can i really collect half of his social security and still work? Do i have to wait until he is 66? … read more
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We heard that if my husband started collecting his social
We heard that if my husband started collecting his social security, I as his spouse could collect half of his as my payout. Miss that correct? … read more
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How can I apply for spousal benefits? I am 2 weeks shy of
I am 2 weeks shy of 64; married for 13+ years, divorced and not remarried. My ex-husband is not remarried. I am between jobs, and want to investigate the possibility of SS from his account. I also wondered if it would be wise to start using my own now.I had planned to wait until age 66 at the earliest, ideally age 70, before filing for SS benefits but life happens. I am in a challenging situation. … read more
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Husband, Husband (age 64) and Wife (age 66) are going
Husband (age 64) and Wife (age 66) are going through a divorce. we are told that husband does not plan to apply for benefits until age 70. Wife worked but Husband was the very high income earner. Can wife get benefits under his earnings record now, and what happens when they are divorced, which probably will be soon. … read more
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My spouse wants to apply for spousal benefits on my earnings
My spouse wants to apply for spousal benefits on my earnings when he turns 66 in 3 months, then switch to his own account when he turns 70. I will be 63 in 6 months but want to delay retirement to 66 … read more
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I was married for 20 years, then divorced. I have not
I was married for 20 years, then divorced. I have not remarried. I just turned 65 and plan to continue to work until age 70 at which time I will draw my SS. However, a friend told me that she thought … read more
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LEV
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My wife and I are 64 years old. I am doing some planning. My
Hi. My wife and I are 64 years old. I am doing some planning. … read more
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I was married for 25 years and am now divorced for 4 years.
I was married for 25 years and am now divorced for 4 years. My ex husband is over 62. Can I collect from his social security now? … read more
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I am 63 and divorced. He retired at 66. Can I retire and
I am 63 and divorced. He retired at 66. Can I retire and collect half of his now? … 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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emc011075
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I turned 66 in May 2016. I was told by my SS office that at
I turned 66 in May 2016. I was told by my SS office that at age 66 I could choose my SS or my ex-spousal benefit, and marrying again would not affect it. I was also told that if he died, I would recei… read more
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My wife just turned 66. My age is 59. We have been married
My wife just turned 66. My age is 59. We have been married for three years. She has been collecting her former spouses survivor benefit. Is there a benefit for her to re-file using my Social Security … read more
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My ex wife and I were married years . I got ss at age
My ex wife and I were married for 18 years . I got ss at age 63 - my job forced me to leave 3 years before fulfilling my retirement . I was born Sept 25 ,1948 . She was born July 8 , 1951 . We have be… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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To Stephanie O Joy Esq., ONLY" Stephanie, I am trying
"To Stephanie O Joy Esq., ONLY"Hi Stephanie, I am trying to decide if it is important to visit the Social Security office this week to "file and suspend" or "file a restricted application"I was born i… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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I was married to someone born in 1953 years. I was born in
I was married to someone born in 1953 for 14 years. I was born in 1951. I am unemployed currently. Can I take 1/2 of his SSI and not effect mine and then take mine at 66??… read more
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LEV
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Here is my situation. First of all, I spoke with 3 different
Here is my situation. First of all, I spoke with 3 different SS reps who reassured me I was eligible for exspousal retirement benefits. I was married jan25,1975 and my divorce was filed by oneida coun… read more
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