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I'm 59 years old (born 1961), married for 31 years about to
I'm 59 years old (born 1961), married for 31 years about to be divorced. My spouse is 58 (born 1962) is the wage earner. My SS benefit will be very small. If he doesn't apply for Social Security benef… read more
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emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
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My husband is retiring in April of 2020. He will turn 66 on
My husband is retiring in April of 2020. He will turn 66 on March 25th, 2020. I am going to be 61 at the time of his retirement. I plan on working until I am 67-70ish. We will see how it goes. May I c… read more
lev-ssa
lev-ssa
Retirement and Benefits
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
49,467 satisfied customers
I am divorce and was married 12 years before the divorce was
Good evening, I am divorce and was married 12 years before the divorce was finalized my question is there was 11 years difference between ex-husband and myself, I understand if I wait until 70 I will … read more
lev-ssa
lev-ssa
Retirement and Benefits
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
49,467 satisfied customers
I will be 65 in 11-2018 and my husband 66 11-2018 His
hi I will be 65 in 11-2018 and my husband 66 11-2018 His benefit is much larger than mine so would you advise me to draw only on his benefit when I turn 66 and not draw anything at this point on my lo… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
12,493 satisfied customers
I am a lower earner than my husband. Can I collect my own SS
Hi, I am a lower earner than my husband. Can I collect my own SS benefit at 62 (in 2020) and then switch to half of my husband's SS when he starts collecting at his FRA in 2024? My husband is 5 months… read more
lev-ssa
lev-ssa
Retirement and Benefits
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
49,467 satisfied customers
My husband and I have a few questions for you. First, since
Hi. I am Kathryn and my husband and I have a few questions for you. First, since I am 2 years older than he is, who should file first? His benefits will be larger than mine. Next, when he turns 62 (he… read more
lev-ssa
lev-ssa
Retirement and Benefits
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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My wife is a few credits short of qualifying for her own SS
My wife is a few credits short of qualifying for her own SS check. She never really had any earning to speak of and now she's 59. I'm 61. If I delay to Age 70 to start my SS, when should my wife start… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
12,493 satisfied customers
My husband will turn 66 in February - does he need to wait
My husband will turn 66 in February - does he need to wait until March 1st to draw his benefits so he isn't penalized for not being 66? … read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
19,545 satisfied customers
I will be 65 in August, 2016. My husband already receives
I will be 65 in August, 2016. My husband already receives social security because he is FRA. We both have earned credits for social security in our own names and at approximately the same amount. 1. C… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
3,071 satisfied customers
Husband already retired Wife age is 61 Been marry 24 years
Husband already retired Wife age is 61 Been marry 24 years At 62 elect to take SSbenifits She has over 35 years working If she take benifits at 62 base on her record, when husband pass away. can she r… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,375 satisfied customers
I am 66 years old- will be 67 in January. I am working full
I am 66 years old- will be 67 in January. I am working full time and plan on waiting to draw social security until I am 70. My benefit will be larger than my husband's. My husband is 61 and will be 62… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,375 satisfied customers
I was 62 this last April and have not decided whether or not to collect Social Security be
I was 62 this last April and have not decided whether or not to collect Social Security benefits? If I apply later this year will I be paid retroactively going back to April? The reason I feel it is w… read more
PDtax
PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
5,912 satisfied customers
I will be 65 July 23rd. It is my understanding that I will
I will be 65 July 23rd. It is my understanding that I will receive more SS if I wait until I am 66. I am not working and have not worked in years. My husband is 67 and is drawing his SS when he was 66… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
2,450 satisfied customers
My husband died at age 61 on Jan 4 2014. I started a social
My husband died at age 61 on Jan 4 2014. I started a social security benefit at age 62 I am 64. I received a social security disability lump sum back payment after he died.. My question is can I switc… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
2,450 satisfied customers
My husband and I are both 62. He is still working..I am not.
My husband and I are both 62. He is still working..I am not. Can I get my own ss now while he gets spousal 35%...then at 66 he claims and suspends while I get 50% spousal from his earnings. Then at 70… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
can my husband (66 yo), who is already receiving social security
can my husband (66 yo), who is already receiving social security retirement benefits, suspend taking them and collect spousal benefits when I begin to take mine at age 62?… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
I am divorced but was married for over 10 yrs and have not
I am divorced but was married for over 10 yrs and have not remarried. I am 64 + and don't want to take SS until 66. Is there any part of my ex husband's SS that I can collect now, or would I forego so… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
My husband and I are both nearing age 62. He is the major
My husband and I are both nearing age 62. He is the major earner; I will qualify for a very small SS benefit based on my own earnings. My husband is planning to wait until age 70 to apply for his bene… read more
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dylatess
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