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I'm eligible to retire now at 65, however I've been told I
I'm eligible to retire now at 65, however I've been told I should wait till I turn 66 because then I'd be eligible to get 50% of my ex husbands SS and defer mine until 70....is there anyway to know wh… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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I'll be 62 in december and due to a stroke in 2014 and a
I'll be 62 in december and due to a stroke in 2014 and a motorcycle wreck 3 years ago I have been unable to work. because I was self empioyed Social Security says I do not qualify for SSdisability. My… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
27,818 satisfied customers
I would like to know if I could claim some of my husbands
I would like to know if I could claim some of my husbands social security now without it reducing the full amount either of us will draw when hit 70 years. I am 67 and retired at age 65, 2016. My husb… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
27,818 satisfied customers
Second opinion] I live in Ma.. I was married for 16 yrs.. I
Second opinion] I live in Ma.. I was married for 16 yrs.. I am on SSDI- I remarried briefly - but remained living at my mothers etc am I still entitled to anything… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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My friend is applying for SSD and SSI, has no income
My friend is applying for SSD and SSI, has no income whatsoever here in NY and, hopefully, will be approved as disabled because of ADHD, learning disabilities, heart and other problems. He owns a hous… read more
Carter McBride
Carter McBride
LLM
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I am a widow since 2008. (we were married 26 years). I have
I am a widow since 2008. (we were married 26 years). I have been working and plan on using my husband's social security benefits when 66. … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
27,818 satisfied customers
I retired at 62, and now, 13 months later, I want to return
I retired at 62, and now, 13 months later, I want to return to work. At my full retirement age of 66, will I be able to resume collecting my original $1800.00 per month, without being penalized... … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
27,818 satisfied customers
My husband was planning on working till age 70 to get the
My husband was planning on working till age 70 to get the extra % when he collected SS. Now his position is being deleted & his company wants to pay 1 year severance salary with all taxes taken out. W… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
27,818 satisfied customers
I started my benefits this year and got maybe 4 checks. I
I started my benefits this year and got maybe 4 checks. I got a letter again saying I made too much and they are holding my checks till March now. I have been waiting 3 months w/o checks expected them… read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
3,292 satisfied customers
I am business professional with a salary of about $140,000
I am business professional with a salary of about $140,000 annual. I have paid the maximum into SS for the past several years. I will be 64 on December 1 (BD 12.01.1952). My husband will be 70 on 7/1/… read more
ABC Accounting Group
ABC Accounting Group
Bachelor's Degree
877 satisfied customers
I am a widow as of Nov. 7, 2015. It took both our incomes to
I am a widow as of Nov. 7, 2015. It took both our incomes to survive month to month. Now I am on my own and do not even make enough to pay rent let alone other bills. I will be 60 at the end of Nov. t… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
Thanks answer. Let me know if you see an error in my logic.
Thanks for this answer. Let me know if you see an error in my logic. Taking my SSI at age 65 gives me $1863 gross or $22.356 gross per year. Age 70 is 6 years away. By age 70 (if I were to file then) … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
1,695 satisfied customers
My husband started s SS when he turned 62. I will be
My husband started his SS when he turned 62. I will be retiring when I am 67 next month. I would like to wait until I am 70 to draw my SS. Can I apply for the 1/2 of his benefit until I reach age 70? … read more
Taxtom
Taxtom
Accountant
Bachelor's Degree
1,305 satisfied customers
My husband is at nursing home and has aSSi, what is our only
My husband is at nursing home and has aSSi, what is our only income. I am not working-used to be his caregiver. Can I use his SSI to pay rent ,utilities, etc.?… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
I am a male, age 75, collecting SS, working 25 hours per
I am a male, age 75, collecting SS, working 25 hours per week. My male spouse is age 67, working full time, waiting till age 70 for SS. -Can he collect a spousal benefit on my SS benefit now and still… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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I've been divorced over 14 yrs I was married for 24 years.
I've been divorced over 14 yrs I was married for 24 years. I was born in 1949 and reach retirement next June. I plan to work till I'm 70. My ex husband is 68 and collects about $3,500 a month sis. Min… read more
PDtax
PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
4,307 satisfied customers
My husband and I are both 63 years old. I would like to start
My husband and I are both 63 years old. I would like to start collecting my social security benefits at age 66 ($1200/month) based on my earnings and have my husband collect half of my benefit of $600… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
Husband and wife both born in 1948. Retirement age is 66.
Husband and wife both born in 1948. Retirement age is 66. If husband defers at 66 and waits till 70 to take ss his benefit goes up by 8% a year. If wife takes ss at age 66 she gets benefit based upon … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
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