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My wife turns 65 this month. I am 65 now and turn 66 in
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
Lev
Lev
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My wife was born Feb 1953 and I was born Oct 1950. We are
My wife was born Feb 1953 and I was born Oct 1950. We are both retired and currently neither of us collect Soc Sec. I had higher earnings than her while we worked and I am projected to receive a highe… read more
Lev
Lev
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38,273 satisfied customers
I have read so much on "file and suspend" and "restrict
I have read so much on "file and suspend" and "restricted application" that my head is spinning. I have contacted several financial planners in my area (Vermont), and no one is calling me back (possib… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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I am 68 years old and collecting social security. My wife is
I am 68 years old and collecting social security. My wife is 64 will be 65 July 13th. Can she take the file and suspend spousal allotment from social security and hold off until later(70 or earlier) t… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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I am 78 and receiving social security benefits. My wife is
I am 78 and receiving social security benefits. My wife is 64 born 3/4/52 and has not applied for SS benefits. How can we take advantage of the "file and suspend" strategy? She is working and has soci… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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I am wondering about file and suspend. Under the new law do
I am wondering about file and suspend. Under the new law do I qualify? I won't be 66 until August, 2016. My husband was a higher wage earner but he is 68 ,turning 69 in August and is already retired a… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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JD
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I'm 64 years old..Collect Social Security and work part time
I'm 64 years old..Collect Social Security and work part time born in 1951 I get $1400 month SS My wife works full time , she is 65 wont be 66 till November She will get approx. $900 in nov.when she tu… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
My question is in regards to the upcoming, Sorry, I t a
Hi ***** *****, my question is in regards ***** ***** upcoming … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
My wife turned 68 on December 18th. I turned 64 on February
My wife turned 68 on December 18th. I turned 64 on February 21st. We want to take advantage of the restriction application option. That is -- When I turn 66, I want to file for spousal benefits and re… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
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.
Attorney
JD
2,306 satisfied customers
I will be 66 on May 13th of this year and have not filed
Hello! I will be 66 on May 13th of this year and have not filed for Social Security. I would like to receive spousal benefits beginning in May (or June) of this year, and would like to wait to receive… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
38,273 satisfied customers
My wife is 68, retired and began taking her very modest SS
My wife is 68, retired and began taking her very modest SS benefits at 62. I am 65, still working, and contemplating retirement later this year when I turn 66. Can I then file for restricted SS benefi… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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Is there a need to apply before April of 2016 because of
Is there a need to apply for ss before April of 2016 because of some new rules coming in April?… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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JD
2,306 satisfied customers
Threlkeld from the Dallas area. , My wife and I are
My wife and I are trying to determine our best “course of action” especially with the introduction of H.R. 1314. I am 65 and have already made the mistake of filing for benefits early at age 62 having lost my job. My wife is now 64 and was intending to take advantage of “file and suspend” after reaching her full retirement age of 66. This would have allowed her benefits to continue accumulating the 8% appreciation until she reached the age of 70. Our understanding was that she could apply for and collect 50% of my benefits until then to supplement our family's income. … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
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
13,460 satisfied customers
My wife is on disability -- she will be 63 in March. She
My wife is on disability -- she will be 63 in March. She works now so has no disability payments. When she retires in June, she has to options: 1) to continue to be on the disability (should she quali… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
Under the restricted application law will this work? My wife
Under the restricted application law will this work? My wife is 62 can she start drawing SS today, and i am 68 can I apply a restricted application for spousal benefits, leaving my credits to grow to … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
38,273 satisfied customers
I am a 66 year old full-time RN. My husband is 64,on my
I am a 66 year old full-time RN. My husband is 64,on my insurance,a musician who is financially independent. My plan is to work until age 68 until my husband can get on medicare. I would like to hold … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
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