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I was primary earner, but my wife also had earnings. I filed
I was primary earner, but my wife also had earnings. I filed at 65 and six months, she filed later at 65. I thought SS automatically looked at her payment based on her earnings and 50 percent of mine … read more
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My ss is 1711.00 my wifes is648.00 i have been informed that
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If my wife has elected to take 50% of my social security,
If my wife has elected to take 50% of my social security, why is she only getting 40% of it? … read more
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I am age 62 but have had full social security disability benefits for years due to a disabling illness. I get the maximum as I earned the maximum for the nearly 30 years I worked. At age 65, my disabi… read more
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My wife took early retirement SS benefits. I waited till I
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Greetings and Thank you. Iam Joe 65 1/2 and intend to file
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My wife is 3 years older than I am, and her benefit will be
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husband worked and paid fica--wife did not---both retired at 65yrs. What portion of his award$ does wife get after his passing?… read more
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