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I am 68 and haven't collected benefits yet. Can I collect on
I am 68 and haven't collected benefits yet. Can I collect on an ex husband? My current husband is only 62 and not planning to collect until he is 70. … read more
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My husband is deceased and I am still working. Am I able to
am I able to collect 1/2 of his benefit when I reach 66 even if I am earning a high salary, therefore delaying my benefit until I am 70? … read more
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My birthdate is May 1954. I started collecting social
My birthdate is May 1954. I started collecting social security at 63. My husband is waiting for his FRA. We were told at the time I signed up that I could apply for spousal benefits and get half of hi… read more
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emc011075
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My husband collected his social security at full retirement
my husband collected his social security at full retirement age . How much social security will I collect at 62 if I only worked a few years. my understanding is that I would collect my social securit… read more
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My wife is 60 and I'm 65. My FRA is 66 on 1/18/19. When can
Second opinion] My wife is 60 and I'm 65. My FRA is 66 on 1/18/19. When can she claim spousal support from Social security ?… read more
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Bill
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I am not retired and in the CalStrs retirement system. Can I
I am not retired and in the CalStrs retirement system. Can I collect on my ex-husband's Social Security until I am retired and collect on my Social Secureity that will be at a reduced rate. … read more
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LEV
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I worked as a secretary for my husbands company and paid
I worked as a secretary for my husbands company and paid social security as well as a teacher in a district which did not take social security out of my wages. Why can't I collect SS benefits on my la… read more
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LEV
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My wife is 64 and collecting Social Security...I just turned
my wife is 64 and collecting Social Security...I just turned 62 and am going to wait until I am 66 to start collecting. My wife was a stay at home mother and is only collecting $400 a month. Now that … read more
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LEV
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Bachelor's Degree
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Looking to maximize social security benefits. My DOB -
My DOB - 4/2/52 Wifes DOB 5/20/52 She is no longer working and we need to apply for her benefits. I plan on working till age 70. Does file & suspend or any other strategy get us more than just her filing for her own benefits now at age 65? … read more
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LEV
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I am 65 years old. My husband is a little younger and is not
I am 65 years old. My husband is a little younger and is not taking social security yet. Can I collect social security on my own (which will probably be minimal) and then re-apply when my husband appl… read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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When my wife gets to be 661/2, which way benefits her more?
When my wife gets to be 661/2, which way benefits her more? Should she apply as a spouse of someone who already receives SS benefits, which I do, or should she just go with her own benefit that she is… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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I am 64 (Born 4/18/52) and my wife is 62 (Born 11/29/53),
I am 64 (Born 4/18/52) and my wife is 62 (Born 11/29/53), she just quit working, if she applies now for social security benefits for herself. Can later when I reach full retirement age 66 (when she re… read more
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Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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I will be 66 in July and intend on taking my social security
I will be 66 in July and intend on taking my social security (FRA) benefit starting when eligible. My wife is 5 years younger but currently on Soc Security Disability. Will she receive an added benefi… read more
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LEV
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I applied SS benefits at age 66, and asked deferment, with
I applied for full SS benefits at age 66, and asked for payment deferment, with the intent my 64.5 year old wife would receive approx 44% of my monthly remittance, under spousal benefits, yet accrue a… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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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
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LEV
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Bachelor's Degree
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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
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LEV
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If I will only qualify four $1100 payment at age 66. What
If I will only qualify four $1100 payment at age 66. What would be my payment change if my husband postpones till age 70 his amt. Will I be able to take half of this age 70 amount instead of my $1100 … read more
KUMI95
KUMI95
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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Wife is 62 and a school teacher. Before her teaching career,
Wife is 62 and a school teacher. Before her teaching career, she had enough quarters to qualify for SS. Husband is 65 and was a school teacher for years. He does not have enough quarters to qualify fo… read more
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Megan C
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