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I am 68 still working full time and not on Social Security.
I am 68 still working full time and not on Social Security. My wife is 63 and not working. Can she take social security now and when I start my social security at age 70, can she switch to getting hal… read more
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Lane
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Not sure you understood my questions. When I turn 70, can my
Not sure you understood my questions. When I turn 70, can my wife switch to spousal benefits even though I had been collecting spousal benefits based on her lower benefits?… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
36,156 satisfied customers
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
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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My wife and I want to apply under her Social Security
My wife and I want to apply under her Social Security benefits. She is 65, born August 1952 and I am 67. It is my understanding that we can apply under her, me as her spouse. Then, when I turn 70, we … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
36,156 satisfied customers
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
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
36,156 satisfied customers
Looking to maximize social security benefits. My DOB -
My DOB - 4/2/52 Wifes DOB 5/20/52 She is no longer working and we need to apply for her benefits. I plan on working till age 70. Does file & suspend or any other strategy get us more than just her filing for her own benefits now at age 65? … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
36,156 satisfied customers
I'm 65, and still working. My wife is 66 and retired. If she
I'm 65, and still working. My wife is 66 and retired. If she files for benefits, does it affect my increase if I delay? Also, can she get an increase after I reach 70 and claim mine? … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
36,156 satisfied customers
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
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
Attorney
JD
2,079 satisfied customers
Under the restricted application law will this work? My wife
Under the restricted application law will this work? My wife is 62 can she start drawing SS today, and i am 68 can I apply a restricted application for spousal benefits, leaving my credits to grow to … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
36,156 satisfied customers
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
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,368 satisfied customers
In April, I'm 68 and my wife is 66 (FRA). We both want to
In April, I'm 68 and my wife is 66 (FRA). We both want to wait to 70 for full benefits. She has higher benefits. If I file and suspend, she can take a spousal benefit on me. When I reach 70 and claim … read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,612 satisfied customers
Husband (higher earner) and wife are both 64. Wife has earned
Husband (higher earner) and wife are both 64. Wife has earned SS benefits at 66 of $1000 per month for example; husband has earned benefits at 66 of $2,800. Can wife begin taking SS payments now, i.e.… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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Juris Doctor
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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
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
Attorney
JD
2,079 satisfied customers
I turn 66 on Dec 11 2014. My wife turns 66 on May 5 2016.
I turn 66 on Dec 11 2014. My wife turns 66 on May 5 2016. My FRA SS benefit is 2,300. Hers is 1,300. I want to file and suspend (Dec 11 or sooner ?) to allow her to claim a sousal benefit. Does he hav… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,612 satisfied customers
Do a spouses own earnings reduce her spouse's benefit if she
Do a spouses own earnings reduce her spouse's benefit if she takes the spouse's benefit before her FRA. For example. Husband files and suspends at FRA; wife three years younger files for spousal benef… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,612 satisfied customers
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
R. Klein, EA
R. Klein, EA
Tax Advisor
Master's Degree
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I am a male. By birth date is 04/23/1945. I expect to work
I am a male. By birth date is 04/23/1945. I expect to work to age 70. My current estimated SS at age is $2,617, and at age 70 is $3,329. I will earn about $225,000 per year until age 70. My spouse's b… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,368 satisfied customers
I am 67 years old and have not started taking social security.
I am 67 years old and have not started taking social security. I hope to hold off until age 70, since I do not need the money now and might need the larger amount later. My wife is 64, not presently w… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,368 satisfied customers
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