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Can my wife draw SS off my SS account. 72 retirement age was
Can my wife draw SS off my SS account JA: What is your current age and retirement age? Customer: 72 retirement age was 70 JA: Anything else you want the Retirement Accountant to know before I connect … read more
Lev
Lev
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I am 77 and have been drawing SS since I was 65. My wife is
I am 77 and have been drawing SS since I was 65. My wife is 66 and has been drawing SS since she was 60. She had very low earnings and is drawing a very low amount. Now that she is at her full retirem… read more
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emc011075
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I will start collecting my social security July 1, 2018 at
I will start collecting my social security July 1, 2018 at the age of 65. My wife has been collecting for 2 years. she is now 65 and will turn 66 in may 2018. My benefit draw is about 1-1/2 times hers… read more
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Lev
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My wife is 65 and would receive about $800 monthly in SS
My wife is 65 and would receive about $800 monthly in SS payments if she waits until 66 to start drawing. I will be 64 next month and would receive about $2,900 if I wait until 66. Can my wife start r… read more
Robin D.
Robin D.
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I am 57 and plan to work until 65. My wife is 62 and on
Hi Pearl. I am 57 and plan to work until 65. My wife is 62 and on SSDI. Can she collect against my earnings now, and still retain SSDI benefits? … read more
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My husband will turn 66 in February - does he need to wait
My husband will turn 66 in February - does he need to wait until March 1st to draw his benefits so he isn't penalized for not being 66? … read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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My wife and I both draw SS benefits. I am and started
My wife and I both draw SS benefits. I am 69 and started drawing at age 66. My wife is 66 and started drawing at age 62. If I pass first what benefits does she get Does she get hers p;us what percenta… read more
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I have a friend that was married over 10 years and got a
I have a friend that was married over 10 years and got a divorce. Her husband passed away and at the age of 60 or 61 she losed her job. She collected one month of his social security and then got a jo… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
27,818 satisfied customers
In light of the recently changed law, I am confused about
In light of the recently changed law, I am confused about the impact on my wife (Petra) and me (Matt). Matt's DOB: Jan 11, 1947 (currently age 69) Petra's DOB: Aug 3, 1950 (currently age 65) In Jan 20… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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I am 58 my wife is 62. She has been unable to work most of
I am 58 my wife is 62. She has been unable to work most of her life. She did not have enough credits for her own to get SSI. Should she sign up for social security now? She says she should wait until … read more
Megan C
Megan C
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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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emc011075
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My girlfriend is 61 (will be 62 in Dec) and has pancreatic
My girlfriend is 61 (will be 62 in Dec) and has pancreatic and liver cancer. Her husband passed away 3 weeks ago after a 2 month illness of esophageal cancer. He was 53 and had not yet applied for SS … read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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Can a divorced spouse collect on the spouse if he is getting
Can a divorced spouse collect on the spouse if he is getting ssi? I wanted to postpone collecting on my own social security until I retire. I planned to collect on my ex husband so my benefit would be… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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I am 79 and my wife is 59. I started my SS when I reached
I am 79 and my wife is 59. I started my SS when I reached 65. My wife worked full time but has not worked in the past 15 years. My question is when she reaches 62 can she file on my SS and when she is… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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My wife is 64 (3/9/50) and has been diagnosed with PSP/FTD
My wife is 64 (3/9/50) and has been diagnosed with PSP/FTD (~3-5 year life expectancy), which I believe fall under SS Compassionate Allowance. SS estimates her age 63 benefit @785/month; her FRA (66) … read more
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Megan C
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When and how to file for our familys Social Security benefits?Fa
When and how to file for our family's Social Security benefits? Family Background: • We are pressed for money, but can manage with my salary. It may be best for us to maximize future coverage, unless … read more
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LawTalk
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My wife is 63 and would like to retire in December 31, 2011.
My wife is 63 and would like to retire in December 31, 2011. Can she draw on my SS without me being penalized? I have heard that she can draw on hers and part of mine. Or she can draw on 1/2 of mine u… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
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My question relates to spouse benefits. The situation is as
My question relates to spouse benefits. The situation is as follows: My spouse has substantially lower earnings than I do and is 6 months younger than I am. When she was 62, she was given advice by a … read more
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Taxtom
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