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I'm turning 62 next month and I make a six-figure salary at
I'm turning 62 next month and I make a six-figure salary at a job I love and plan to continue for at least another 10 years. I am married and we have twins that are eight years old. I just read that t… read more
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Social Security Survivor Benefit question. I am 63, my wife
Social Security Survivor Benefit question. I am 63, my wife is 62. She is retired, but neither of us have started our SS benefits. Am I correct on the following things: 1. the survivor benefit at my d… read more
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If my wife files for her own retirement benefits before
Hello. If my wife files for her own retirement benefits before reaching FRA, will she be penalized later when she switches to her spousal benefits when I file for my retirement benefits after reaching… read more
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My husband and I have a few questions for you. First, since
Hi. I am Kathryn and my husband and I have a few questions for you. First, since I am 2 years older than he is, who should file first? His benefits will be larger than mine. Next, when he turns 62 (he… read more
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I will be 63 June 25. Is there a benefit to me waiting until
I will be 63 June 25. Is there a benefit to me waiting until then to apply? I left my job in March. … read more
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My wife will be 65 April 19 and I have heard that she can
my wife will be 65 April 19 and I have heard that she can elect to claim part of my social security benefits. Is this true and if so how she go about doing this? … read more
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Can I change my retirement date from April 2018 to January
Can I change my retirement date from April 2018 to January 2019? I received a letter from SSD that they will withhold most of the money I thought I would receive. I'll turn 65 in Dec 2018 and will ret… read more
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I will be turning 62 in March. Right now I am working full
I will be turning 62 in March. Right now I am working full time and plan to work until I'm 62 and 4 months. I was born in 1956. I am divorced and never remarried. I was married over 10 years and was t… read more
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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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My wife took Social Security at age 62 with a benefit of
My wife took Social Security at age 62 with a benefit of approximately $14,000. I will reach FRA January 2018 and begin receiving a benefit of $29,832. How does spousal benefit apply here or is it irr… read more
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Ll be 66 on April 2, 2017. I'm confused if I would be
ll be 66 on April 2, 2017. I'm confused if I would be eligible for my benefits beginning in April or if if it would be May. Also, I am currently paying my Medicare Part A every quarter. The next payme… read more
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My husband retired at 66 (FRA) and took his Soc Sec benefit,
My husband retired at 66 (FRA) and took his Soc Sec benefit, in 2009, based on his record. I was 66 (FRA) in 2012, but elected to wait to take benefits on my record. I did not file for spousal benefit… read more
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My wife is 63 she will be FRA(66) Nov 2019. On March 2019
My wife is 63 she will be FRA(66) Nov 2019. On March 2019 does she have the option of taking my 1/2 of my FRA earned social security or her own earned social security. I will be FRA(66) Nov 2017 and d… read more
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If my full retirement year is 2017- birthday is October,
If my full retirement year is 2017- birthday is ***** when do they start the $41,800 rule?? from whatever month you apply for SS before October or from January 1rst of that year ?? I may want to retir… read more
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My name is ***** *****. I'm 66 and began receiving S.S. when
Customer: My name is ***** *****. I'm 66 and began receiving S.S. when I turned 64, I think. I was married to Mike for 17 1/2 years and helped put him through college. Mike divorced me in 1988, and I … read more
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My wife is 70, retired, and receives $1250 mo. in social security.
My wife is 70, retired, and receives $1250 mo. in social security. I am 65 and my FRA is 66. I plan on applying for SS at age 66 and to keep working full time as long as possible. Can my wife apply fo… read more
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Do a spouses own earnings reduce her spouse's benefit if she
Do a spouses own earnings reduce her spouse's benefit if she takes the spouse's benefit before her FRA. For example. Husband files and suspends at FRA; wife three years younger files for spousal benef… read more
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Im thinking of retiring at the first of the new year (Jan
I'm thinking of retiring at the first of the new year (Jan 1). I'm 64 and 9 months. Q: If I apply now will I receive my first check by Jan 1? Q: I know that if I work (some hours) there are restrictio… read more
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