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My wife will turn 67 by the end of this month. Her monthly
My wife will turn 67 by the end of this month. Her monthly Social Security benefit if she elects to collect now would be approx. $1720. Both she and I would like to continue working. Can I file a rest… read more
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emc011075
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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
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
16,210 satisfied customers
If my husband draws ss at 62, but I wait until FRA, will I
if my husband draws ss at 62, but I wait until FRA, will I be able to get the spousal benefit from him as it is a bit larger than my own? … read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
Tax Advisor
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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I will turn 66 + 2 months in April, 2020. I was married for
I will turn 66 + 2 months in April, 2020. I was married for 10+ years, divorced for 10+ years, and I am not remarried. If my exhusband earns more than half of what my benefit would be, can I file for … read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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What % of my monthly Social Security benefit would my
What % of my monthly Social Security benefit would my surviving spouse receive? I am trying to decide to begin SS payments at 66 or wait until 70 if added amount my surviving spouse would receive is e… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
16,210 satisfied customers
I would like to know if I could claim some of my husbands
I would like to know if I could claim some of my husbands social security now without it reducing the full amount either of us will draw when hit 70 years. I am 67 and retired at age 65, 2016. My husb… read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
39,809 satisfied customers
If I take my benefits ealy and suspend payments and my wife
If I take my benefits ealy and suspend payments and my wife (67) takes early benefits, does her benefit rise to 50% of my check when I start at 70?… read more
Dr. Fiona Chen
Dr. Fiona Chen
President
Ph.D.
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My birthdate is 11.23.1950. I was married over 10 years, from
My birthdate is 11.23.1950. I was married over 10 years, from 1969 to 1983. I have not remarried and I have no children. My ex is remarried and has children. I plan to take 1/2 of my ex spouse Social … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
3,661 satisfied customers
1. Can a person born Aug 27, 1950 collect under spousal benefits,
1. Can a person born Aug 27, 1950 collect under spousal benefits, if he is still working full time? 2. Does it depend on who is the bigger earner? 3. Can he/should he file the application before the A… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
3,071 satisfied customers
I will be 62 this year in June , My husband is now 66 and has
I will be 62 this year in June , My husband is now 66 and has not claimed social security yet. Can I apply and then get 50% of his social security by filing and suspending his social security until he… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
3,661 satisfied customers
I am wondering about file and suspend. Under the new law do
I am wondering about file and suspend. Under the new law do I qualify? I won't be 66 until August, 2016. My husband was a higher wage earner but he is 68 ,turning 69 in August and is already retired a… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
Attorney
JD
1,156 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
1,156 satisfied customers
I will be 66 on May 13th of this year and have not filed
Hello! I will be 66 on May 13th of this year and have not filed for Social Security. I would like to receive spousal benefits beginning in May (or June) of this year, and would like to wait to receive… read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
Tax Advisor
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
39,809 satisfied customers
I will turn 66 in 2017, which will be my full retirement
I will turn 66 in 2017, which will be my full retirement age. A gentleman told me this morning that my wife could receive 1/2 of the husband's monthly SS income if we applied for it this year (2016) b… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
3,661 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
3,332 satisfied customers
I'm currently age 64. I am divorced (6 yrs). Was married 30+
I'm currently age 64. I am divorced (6 yrs). Was married 30+ yrs. he was the high earner. He makes around $100k annually. I make about 46k annually. I want to get my maximum benefit when I start drawi… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,587 satisfied customers
I am 66 and receiving full social security benefits. My
I am 66 and receiving full social security benefits. My husband is 63, retired, receiving a retirement benefit from work and has not applied for his social security benefit. He would like to defer his… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,587 satisfied customers
Spouse retiring in July 2015 - at 66. Full retirement age
Spouse retiring in July 2015 - at 66. Full retirement age for soc sec. Has pension from state after working at University for 47 years. Has earned less than me but can live on pension without taking s… read more
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PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
4,714 satisfied customers
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