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My wife took her social security at her full retirement age.
My wife took her social security at her full retirement age. A am about two years older than she is. She took one half of my benefit amount at 66, I delayed taking my SS until I became 70. My question… read more
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emc011075
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I would like to know how my wife's benefit is calculated My
I would like to know how my wife's benefit is calculated My 2020 benefit will be $2485.l60 and her's $895.60. My name is***** and wife name Karen M. Schmieding. … read more
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lev-ssa
Retirement and Benefits
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I am 66 1/2 and my wife is 64 1/2 years old. Since 1/2 of my
I am 66 1/2 and my wife is 64 1/2 years old. Since 1/2 of my benefit far exceeds hers (1400.00 per month vs. 270.00 per month), if I apply at this time and she applies also at this time for spousal be… read more
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lev-ssa
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I began receiving SS at age 66, full retirement age. If my
I began receiving SS at age 66, full retirement age. If my wife begins receiving SS at age 65, one year early, I understand she will only receive 93.3% of her full retirement amount. It is my understa… read more
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emc011075
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My wife is 65 and has been receiving SS since turning 62. I
My wife is 65 and has been receiving SS since turning 62. I am 64 and currently working and plan to receive SS when I am 70. When I do receive benefits can my wife then switch to receive 1/2 of the mo… read more
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Lane
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Will my spousal Social Security benefit be subject to WEP?
Will my spousal Social Security benefit be subject to WEP? My ex-wife and I both receive Civil Service Retirement System pensions. If so, how will the calculation be made?… read more
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lev-ssa
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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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Bachelor's Degree
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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
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lev-ssa
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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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emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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My mother is a recent widow, she had benefit of 461 anomy
My mother is a recent widow, she had benefit of 461 anomy father's 1600 before his death. She took her ss at age 62, but is applying for serving spouse after fi=ull retirement age. Should her benefit … read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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My wife of 49 years is close to passing due to Alzheimers.
my wife of 49 years is close to passing due to Alzheimers. Her social security is quite a bit larger than mine and when it stops I will be well below the poverty income level. Is there any way I can g… read more
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lev-ssa
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My wife filed for her own record at age 64 yrs 10 months and
My wife filed for her own record at age 64 yrs 10 months and I filed a restricted spousal application. Once my wife turns 66 later this year, I will be 69 yrs and 3 months, at which time I plan to fil… read more
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emc011075
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I am 67 and my wife is 64. I have applied and suspend. My
I am 67 and my wife is 64. I have applied for file and suspend. My FRA benefit is $3000. My wife's FRA Benefit is $1300. Can she claim spousal benefit at current age, 64, and what would she receive? S… read more
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PhillipsEsq.
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JD
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My wife is on disability -- she will be 63 in March. She
My wife is on disability -- she will be 63 in March. She works now so has no disability payments. When she retires in June, she has to options: 1) to continue to be on the disability (should she quali… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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My wife is going to be 66 and began taking benefits at age
My wife is going to be 66 and began taking benefits at age 62. I am 64 and plan on taking my benefits at FRA(full retirement age) 66. Someone told me that at my FRA my wife can get 1/2 of my monthly b… read more
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PDtax
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My wife is 66 and retired; i am 60 and the higher earner, still
My wife is 66 and retired; i am 60 and the higher earner, still working. She started receiving SS benefits on her own record at age 64. When I reach my FRA can i file and suspend, and get spousal bene… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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Social Security Benefit Question: I will turn 66 on 3/15;
Social Security Benefit Question: I will turn 66 on 3/15; my wife will turn 66 on 3/16; My benefit @ 66 will be $2,382/month; My wife's personal benefit @ 66 will be $271/month; if she filed now, on h… read more
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PhillipsEsq.
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JD
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My wife applied for SS spousal benefits beginning after her
My wife applied for SS spousal benefits beginning after her 66 birthday in July. She began collecting on her own SS earnings at 62. We expected she would receive 1/2 of what I would receive at age 66 … read more
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