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I am tryiing to figure out if my wife who is 65 (I turn 65
I am tryiing to figure out if my wife who is 65 (I turn 65 in November) should take her ss benefit now? … read more
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Spousal benefits. I am drawing full retirement benefits. My
I am drawing full retirement benefits. My wife will be age 62 this year and has no earnings record. I understand she can apply for reduced spousal benefits when 62 . But, when I die, can she then opt for my SSA benefit? Or, is she forever stuck with the reduced benefit? … read more
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lev-ssa
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My wife was born in 1949, and started drawing social
Second opinion] my wife was born in 1949, and started drawing social security at age 62. I was born in 1956, and am about to retire at age 64. I earned a lot more than my wife. What percent of my bene… read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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I am almost 64 years old. In am diminished physical health
Second opinion] I am almost 64 years old. In am diminished physical health scenario, but still work periodically. Is is advisable to wait to 66 to apply for ss benefits?… read more
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Barbara
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J*******on - I am 66years old and on Medicare. I am planning
My name is************on - I am 66years old and on Medicare. I am planning not to draw Social Security until age 70 to let it build. Can my wife at age 62 years old draw half on mine with out effectin… read more
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I am 9 years younger than my husband and he has started
I am 9 years younger than my husband and he has started taking his social security benefits at age 68. His benefits will be much higher than mine. If I decide to take my benefits early and he passes w… read more
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lev-ssa
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My wife is 64 yrs. old and starting taking social security
my wife is 64 yrs. old and starting taking social security at 62. I will be 62 in March of 2019. Should I take my benefit at 62 or 66 and 6 months? Can my wife claim spousal benefits when I reach 62 o… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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If i am legally separated when is it best to apply for
If i am legally separated when is it best to apply for social security? Half of his benefit will be more than my own. We are both 61. alimony will be about 2000.00, as long as he is still working.His … read more
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lev-ssa
Retirement and Benefits
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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I am 62 and work part time as of October 13, 2018 I sure
Hi there, I am 62 and work part time as of October 13, 2018 I sure could use the benefit but will I be stuck at this rate or can I get a raise when my husband of 26years, turns 66.3 His full benefit t… read more
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emc011075
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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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lev-ssa
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My wife is 64 and collecting Social Security...I just turned
my wife is 64 and collecting Social Security...I just turned 62 and am going to wait until I am 66 to start collecting. My wife was a stay at home mother and is only collecting $400 a month. Now that … read more
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lev-ssa
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Second opinion] Robin is there an age that is more
Second opinion] Robin is there an age that is more beneficial for applying for SS? I no longer work. I am 62. I will also be applying for exhusbands spousal benefit. He will be 62 in June. Should I ap… read more
dylatess
dylatess
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There is lots of news about "file and suspend" and spousal
There is lots of news about "file and suspend" and spousal benefits (apparently changing April 30, 2016). My wife is almost 67 (March 1949) and I am 64 (September 1951). We both have worked for more t… read more
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PhillipsEsq.
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JD
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I am 60 yr old male make above SS deduction amount. I have a
I am 60 yr old male make above SS deduction amount. I have a 12 year old and 15 year old. I have been married twice, first time 17 years, divorced, she is 62 now. I am not currently married. I plan to… read more
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PhillipsEsq.
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My husband is 64 and I am 60. Our Financial Planner has told
My husband is 64 and I am 60. Our Financial Planner has told us that we could do the following: He file at age 66 and suspend, and then when I reach 66 I would draw spousal benefits at which time he w… read more
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I will be 64 in September and my wife will be 62. If she takes
I will be 64 in September and my wife will be 62. If she takes her benefit at 62 can I take a spousal benefit before my full retirement age of 66? If so, what is the impact on my future SS benefits? I… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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My wife will be 66 in Jan., 2013. I will be 61 in April, 2013.
My wife will be 66 in Jan., 2013. I will be 61 in April, 2013. We both were fortnuate enough that we will be eligible for the max. benefit when reaching 66. Right now we plan on my wife filing in Jan,… read more
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R. Klein, EA
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Master's Degree
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Should a wife retire when eligible at age 62, even if she plans
Should a wife retire when eligible at age 62, even if she plans to continue working or would it be best for her to continue working and retire at 65?… read more
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