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I was born on 6-23-1955. My spouse was born on 8-2-1954 and
I was born on 6-23-1955. My spouse was born on 8-2-1954 and has never worked outside of home. How old must I be to retire and her get half of my benefits? … read more
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Question, i was married to my first wife back in1997,
good afternoon, my name is ***** ***** i was married to my first wife back in1997, Divorced in 2007, i remarried in 2010, but my 1st wife never remarried, and don't believe she will, we hade two child… read more
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For survivors (my wife who is 62 ), what is the percentage
For survivors (my wife who is 62 ), what is the percentage of my basic Social Security benefit? Also, is the basic Social Security benefit my monthly amount before deductions or after all other deduct… read more
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My wife is turning 65 next month, I was the primary earner
my wife is turning 65 next month, I was the primary earner over our work life, and turn 65 next year. our plan is for me to wait until 68 to take my social security. … read more
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My wife is on social security disability when she turns 65
My wife is on social security disability when she turns 65 this year can she switch over to social security and would she be eligible to receive half of what ire dive … read more
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I am 77 and have been drawing SS since I was 65. My wife is
I am 77 and have been drawing SS since I was 65. My wife is 66 and has been drawing SS since she was 60. She had very low earnings and is drawing a very low amount. Now that she is at her full retirem… read more
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My wife took early Soc Sec at age 62 on her work record. I
HI: my wife took early Soc Sec at age 62 on her work record. I took it last year to age 67 & 3 months on my work record. When we tried to get 1/2 of mine for her now, they said that she is not eligibl… read more
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I'm 79 and my wife is 77. I have a retirement benefit of
I'm 79 and my wife is 77. I have a retirement benefit of $1659.00 a month and my spouse has retirement benefit of $784.00 a month.If I predecease her, what will her monthly benefit be? … read more
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My wife does not have enough credits to collect social
My wife does not have enough credits to collect social security also she does not have enough to get medicare. She is 61 years old, has 30 credits for social security and is not healthy enough to obta… read more
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My wife and I were both born in 1925 - she on 11/26 and I on
My wife and I were both born in 1925 - she on 11/26 and I on 6/13. She retired on her own SS about 2 years before me. At that time I was told she had to remain on her own instead of half of mine. Now … read more
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My wife is a few credits short of qualifying for her own SS
My wife is a few credits short of qualifying for her own SS check. She never really had any earning to speak of and now she's 59. I'm 61. If I delay to Age 70 to start my SS, when should my wife start… read more
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I filed benefits at age 65 and then suspended the claim but
I filed for SS benefits at age 65 and then suspended the claim but took spousal benefits. I am now 70 (in November of 2016) and will claim maximized benefits. Is my 71 year old wife able to claim spou… read more
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We are getting a divorce and I would like to know what benefits
We are getting a divorce and I would like to know what benefits my exwife will have from my SS. I am 77 years old and have been collecting SS since age 65. My wife has been collecting her own SS since… read more
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I retired and took SS benefits at 65. I am now 67, My wife
I retired and took SS benefits at 65. I am now 67, My wife is 62 and has just retired. Can she take half of my benefits now as spousal benefits and then change to her full benefits when she is 66-70?… read more
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I am 61. My wife is 67.She has been a stay at home mom caring
I am 61. My wife is 67.She has been a stay at home mom caring for our 36 year old handicapped son. She doesn't have enough credits to draw Social Security retirement benefits. I was not planning on dr… read more
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My wife is receiving Social Security disability for Alzheimers.
My wife is receiving Social Security disability for Alzheimer's. She worked for SSA and had her retirement frozen till she reached 62. When she turns 62 can she receive disability and her retirement o… read more
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My wife of 53 years is getting a SS benefit of far less than
My wife of 53 years is getting a SS benefit of far less than one half of mine. Is this correct? I retired in 2008 at age 77 and 3/4 when we started getting SS checks.… read more
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Benefit for my spouse? I retired about four year ago and
Benefit for my spouse? Greetings; I retired about four year ago and started receiving benfits. My current monthly benefit is $2,341 and my date of birth is 3-16-39. My wife continues to work and we ar… read more
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