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My wife was born on 1/24/53. She wants to start receiving
My wife was born on 1/24/53. She wants to start receiving benefits in January, 2019. We were hoping she could get spousal benefits starting then and defer her retirement benefits until age 70. I start… read more
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My wife was born on 1/24/53. She wants to start receiving
My wife was born on 1/24/53. She wants to start receiving benefits in January, 2019. We were hoping she could get spousal benefits starting then and defer her retirement benefits until age 70. I start… read more
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My wife was born on May 16 1950 What is her full retirement
My wife was born on May 16 1950 What is her full retirement age … read more
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If my wife has elected to take 50% of my social security, why is she only getting 40% of it? … read more
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This is a social security question. Born in 1951 I began
This is a social security question.Born in 1951 I began collecting my full SS benefit. My wife who was born in 1952 will begin collecting her full SS in July of this year. We still both work full time… read more
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I was born in 1947 and started frb at age 66 My spouse was
Second opinion] I was born in 1947 and started frb at age 66 My spouse was also born in 1947 and started taking one half of my benefit at her age 66 because at that time her own frb was about $100 per… read more
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I was born in 1947 and started frb at age 66 My spouse was
I was born in 1947 and started frb at age 66 My spouse was also born in 1947 and started taking one half of my benefit at her age 66 because at that time her own frb was about $100 per month less than… read more
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I am retiring in 90 days (age 64) but holding off taking SS
I am retiring in 90 days (age 64) but holding off taking SS until 66. My wife is a retired teach 2 years younger than I am. We plan on living off of her retirement and 401K income until I start taking… read more
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I will be 66 in July, 2018. Thus January 2018 will be the
I will be 66 in July, 2018. Thus January 2018 will be the year of my full retirement age (born in 1952). I am thinking about taking my SS starting in January. My benefit- at age 65, 0 months is $2389 … read more
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Both spouses retire in the same year. The husband is 65 and
Both spouses retire in the same year. The husband is 65 and the wife is 62. Does the reduction in payment to the 62 year old still apply?… read more
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I started collecting Max social security at normal
I started collecting Max social security at normal retirement age. 66 my wife is 60 and never worked. When is she eligible to collect half of mine.… read more
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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
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My wife died 8/9/15 at age 65. At age 62 she began drawing
My wife died 8/9/15 at age 65. At age 62 she began drawing her social security. I am 66 and still employed and not drawing any benefits on my account. Am I entitled to her social security?… read more
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My wife and I are receiving benifits now, but we arent certain
My wife and I are receiving benifits now, but we aren't certain if she is receiving the proper amount. My question is: Is she to receive 1/2 of my benifit if her entitlement is less than half of mine?… read more
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Im retired, 65 years old, living on SS disability (about $1,900)
I'm retired, 65 years old, living on SS disability (about $1,900) and a pension (about $2400). If I marry (a 68 year-old) and then predecease her, she does not get any of my pension. I understand that… read more
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My wife is 3 years older than I am, and her benefit will be
My wife is 3 years older than I am, and her benefit will be less than 50% of my benefit no matter when she starts to collect on her account. If she begins to collect on her account at age 62 will she … read more
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I will be 66 in May 2012. My wife is now 55. If I retire
I will be 66 in May 2012. My wife is now 55. If I retire at age 66, I understand that I will receive full retirement benefits. If I predecease my wife, is it correct that she will receive 50% of my be… read more
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