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My wife just turned 66 and I will be 66 in August. I have
my wife just turned 66 and I will be 66 in August. I have been a higher earner so of course filing for benefits under my account will offer a higher monthly payment. However we are considering both fi… read more
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Lane
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My wife turned 62 in November. If she takes early Social
My wife turned 62 in November. If she takes early Social Security retirement, can I still file for spousal benefit without taking retirement myself ? I need to wait til 70 take my retirement.… read more
Lev
Lev
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My wife and I want to apply under her Social Security
My wife and I want to apply under her Social Security benefits. She is 65, born August 1952 and I am 67. It is my understanding that we can apply under her, me as her spouse. Then, when I turn 70, we … read more
Lev
Lev
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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 turns 65 this month. I am 65 now and turn 66 in
Second opinion] 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
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emc011075
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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
Lev
Lev
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I am 68 and waiting until 70 to file for my social security,
I am 68 and waiting until 70 to file for my social security, My wife is 64 and also will wait until FRA or 70 before filing. what is the restricted filing provision and would it apply to us. … read more
Lane
Lane
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My wife turns 66 May 6, 2016 FRA and I turned 65 April 5, 2016,
My wife turns 66 May 6, 2016 FRA and I turned 65 April 5, 2016, one year from FRA. We both would like to secure file and suspend before the dead line of April 29. Does she file and suspend before Apri… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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I am 67, still working and not receiving social security.
I am 67, still working and not receiving social security. My wife will be 65 in October, is still working and not receiving social security. We are self-employed in our own business. Our goal is to dr… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
13,460 satisfied customers
My wife is 66, I am 63 and 9 months. I will work until 65
My wife is 66, I am 63 and 9 months. I will work until 65 but defer SS until I am 66. My wife's SS benefit based on her quarters worked is just $422, she mostly was at home. My benefit will be maxed o… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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I turn 66 next week, 2/20/16, and I have applied retirement
I turn 66 next week, 2/20/16, and I have applied for my retirement benefit ($2551/month) since I am at FRA. My wife, age 62, is eligible for retirement benefit, although it would only be around $900/m… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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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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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
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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
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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My spouse is turning 66 in October. I do not turn 66 until
My spouse is turning 66 in October. I do not turn 66 until May. My spouse can get SS but mine is greater. What is the best strategy for us? Can my spouse file on her SS until I turn full retirement at… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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I'm 66 born in 1949, my wife will be 65 in Sept 2015, We both
I'm 66 born in 1949, my wife will be 65 in Sept 2015, We both work full time 40 plus hours a week. I can't walk due to a bicycle accident 4 years ago. We are both at a loss about how the system works,… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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My wife who is 65 would like to retire and collect from my
My wife who is 65 would like to retire and collect from my account spousal benefit. I am 65 as well but I do not plan to retire until 70. Would this impact my retriement benefit when I decide to retir… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
Hi, I started taking social security at 62. My wife is still
Hi, I started taking social security at 62. My wife is still working part time and will be 66 next month. I turned 66 last month. Can she "restrict her application" and collect half of my reduced bene… read more
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