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I just turned 62 and have decided to wait until I reach full
I just turned 62 and have decided to wait until I reach full retirement age to draw my benefits. My wife will be 62 in October. Assume that we are both alive If she begins to draw on SS will that impa… 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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I have two questions: My wife has never worked and paid into
I have two questions: My wife has never worked and paid into SS. She is 59 and I am 57. If she survives me at what age can she draw my SS and at what age will she receive the full benefit? 2nd: If we … read more
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Want to know if my ex spouse of 25 years can get 1/2 of my
want to know if my ex spouse of 25 years can get 1/2 of my SS if she gets remarriaged and if i die does she get my full SS … read more
Lane
Lane
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My wife is retired but has not started getting SS benefits.
My wife is retired but has not started getting SS benefits. If she starts now at age 62, and I work until I am 70 (I am 63 now). When I die will she the amount of my maximum benefit, or will she be pe… read more
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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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I currently get 2,500 per month on Social Security. My wife
I currently get 2,500 per month on Social Security. My wife doesnt have a work histor. What ca she expect from SS while I'm alive and after I die. … read more
emc011075
emc011075
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I am a 67 year old male in excellent health. My SS benefits
I am a 67 year old male in excellent health. My SS benefits will be the maximum payable due to solid income over many years. My wife is 52 years old, in excellent health. We do not need the income fro… read more
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LawTalk
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Juris Doctor
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If I stop working at age 61 but do not apply for my social
If I stop working at age 61 but do not apply for my social security benefits until age 66 ( I can live off a pension and IRA until age 66), whmat affect will this have in terms of monthly benefit at a… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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I plan to retire in 3 years when I am 69. My wife will be
I plan to retire in 3 years when I am 69. My wife will be 62 at that time. She is considering taking early SS and I know that would be based on her SS record (which is much less than mine) and the spo… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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I now receive SS benefits at the age of 70. My wife retires
I now receive SS benefits at the age of 70. My wife retires in two years at the age of 62. Will my SS benefit amount affect the amount of earnings she is entitled to receive. ie will she get a percent… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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I am almost 70 years old and my wife is 62 years. What is the
I am almost 70 years old and my wife is 62 years. What is the best strategy to handle SS benfits to maximize life long income, assuming that I will die earlier than my wife? (I earn more than my wife … read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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I will be turning 66 and retiring in less than three month
I will be turning 66 and retiring in less than three month and my full benefit will be near $2500/mo. My wife, likewise will be turning 62 early next year. She has not worked for years and expected be… read more
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LawTalk
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Hi: I am planning to retire next Septemebr 2014 at age 67
Hi: I am planning to retire next Septemebr 2014 at age 67 - one year beyond my full SS eligibility. At that time, I will be eligible for approx. $2,900 monthly. My wife will be age 62 at that same tim… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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Hi my name is Bob, Here is some background Info: Husband
Hi my name is Bob, Here is some background Info: Husband (me) is 67 (born 8/45) and collecting SS (Started SS at age 63) Wife is 64 (Born 7/48) and not collecting SS We have been married 17 years. My … read more
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I am 62 and still working. Am entitled to full SS benefits.
I am 62 and still working. Am entitled to full SS benefits. My wife is 59. We have been married 37 years. She has not worked enough years to be eligible in her own right. 1. May I begin drawing SS now… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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Hello,I am 67+ and my wife is 62+. Neither of us has applied
Hello, I am 67+ and my wife is 62+. Neither of us has applied for benefits. Am I allowed to claim spousal benefits on wife's account while contiuning to defer mine until age 70? regards… read more
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I turned 62 in May and my wife turns 62 in October. I plan
I turned 62 in May and my wife turns 62 in October. I plan on working until full retirement age. My wife would like to start drawing social security. If I file for social security so she can draw off … read more
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