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I reached my full retirement age (66) this month. I plan to
I reached my full retirement age (66) this month. I plan to apply for my social security benefits. My spouse was born in Sept 1952. His plan was to wait until age 70 to optimize his SS benefit and beg… read more
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lev-ssa
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At one time I was told to have one spouse collect SS at 66,
at one time I was told to have one spouse collect SS at 66, and the other delay until age 70. Now they say take it at 66 also as the amount may be reduced in the coming years due to lack of funding. I… read more
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lev-ssa
Retirement and Benefits
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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My** year old mother is collecting a spousal survival
My** year old mother is collecting a spousal survival railroad retirement benefit from my deceased father. Is she also entitled to collect her social security benefit in addition to the rr pension ben… read more
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emc011075
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I am receiving Social Security, age 81. My husband is
I am receiving Social Security, age 81. My husband is retired from railroad. Can he receive social security from my benefits? … read more
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lev-ssa
Retirement and Benefits
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My husband has been retired for a time he gets his sss and
My husband has been retired for a long time he gets his sss and so do i. I just spoke to a friend who told me she also get her own sss from her working herself in other words she gets two checks is th… read more
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lev-ssa
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
49,589 satisfied customers
My wife just turned 66 and I will be 66 in August. I have
my wife just turned 66 and I will be 66 in August. I have been a higher earner so of course filing for benefits under my account will offer a higher monthly payment. However we are considering both fi… read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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Spousal benefits. 70.5 current age spouse turns 65 in June
need to know if spouse is eligible for 1/2 my benefit at 65 or 66… read more
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emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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I am currently 65 and will turn 66 in February. I am
I am planning on collecting my social security ant that point my birthday date is February 7, 1953 My husband's birthdate is August 9, 1954 … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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We heard that if my husband started collecting his social
We heard that if my husband started collecting his social security, I as his spouse could collect half of his as my payout. Miss that correct? … read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
5,427 satisfied customers
I am 68, began drawing SS benefits at age 62. Husband is 66,
I am 68, began drawing SS benefits at age 62. Husband is 66, not drawing SS--will begin at age 70. Can husband draw half of my benefit until age 70, then file for his full benefit? Can I switch to hal… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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I am now 65. I was told the amount I would receive at the
I am now 65. I was told the amount I would receive at the Social Security office and that I would not be able to claim the amount from my ex-husband until I reach age 66. Someone mentioned that I can … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
12,493 satisfied customers
I will turn 66 in June, my wife will turn 62 this month (February).
I will turn 66 in June, my wife will turn 62 this month (February). My benefit is significantly higher than hers. I would like to start getting my FRA benefit in June. Can my wife start her early bene… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
2,450 satisfied customers
My husband passed away 27 years ago while employed by the railroad
My husband passed away 27 years ago while employed by the railroad for 13 years. I remarried for 8 years then divorced.I have worked for 30 years, which the last four have been for the federal VA. I w… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
ill be able to collect a Railroad spousal pension in 2 yrs---i
i'll be able to collect a Railroad spousal pension in 2 yrs---i know i cant collect both R.R. & Soc. Security at the same time, but , may i collect the railroad pension till I myself retire, then canc… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
My wife filed for benefits on her own record at age 62. She
My wife filed for benefits on her own record at age 62. She is elligible to get an adjustment when I file on my record at age 66 for 1/2 my amount , adjusted down for her early filing on her own recor… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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my hus retired from the rr and collects rrbenefits at age 60.
my hus retired from the rr and collects rrbenefits at age 60. I retired last year at age 62. if i take his benefits i will rec about 1800 mo 1500 frm his tier 1 and 300 from tier 2 .if i do this can i… read more
Robin D.
Robin D.
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
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I WAS MARRIED FOR 21 YEARS. (I HAVE NOT RE-MARRIED). MY EX-SPOUSE
I WAS MARRIED FOR 21 YEARS. (I HAVE NOT RE-MARRIED). MY EX-SPOUSE WILL BE 66 IN OCTOBER, 2012. I AM NOW 65. CAN I COLLECT THE 1/2 PORTION (SOC SEC) OF MY EX, WHILE I WORK FULL TIME, AND CONTINUE TO AD… read more
Loren
Loren
Attorney
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My husband and I are both 63 years old. Can I choose to claim
My husband and I are both 63 years old. Can I choose to claim spousal support benefit when I turn 66 while he continues working until age 70 without claiming any FR benefit until 70 and then can I swi… read more
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Bachelor's Degree
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