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My wife is 65, and I am 62. My income has been considerable
My wife is 65, and I am 62. My income has been considerable higher than hers, so that at full retirement age (66+2 mo) she will receive $968, while I will receive $3016 at F.R.A. (66+8 mo). A side iss… read more
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My wife is 64. She got off Feb 3rd She thought to retire
My wife is 64. She got laid off Feb 3rd She thought to retire instead of looking for a new job. She is drawing 1900 per month state retirement. Will this count against her in receiving social security… read more
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I am still working and 64 years old. My social security
I am still working and 64 years old. My social security payout at at full retirement would be $3102 a month. My wife who is also 64 works for a local school district and is covered under a gov't plan … read more
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I am a retired federal CSRS annuitant. I am also a retired
I am a retired federal CSRS annuitant. I am also a retired State employee who has delayed taking Social Security until age 70. My wife is also a retired State employee who opted to take her social sec… read more
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lev-ssa
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I don't understand spousal benefits. My wife and I are 66
I don't understand spousal benefits. My wife and I are 66 and 67 years old and meet our FRA. I want to claim my benefits now and forgo my 8% annual increases. My wife would like to postpone filing for… read more
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I earned less than usual last year and my anticipated
I earned less than usual last year and my anticipated benefit went down. I turned 66 (full retirement age) in July. I'm not going to wait until 70 to collect but is it worth finishing out the work yea… read more
lev-ssa
lev-ssa
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Trying to calculate spousal benefit. I have all date. My
I have all date. My benefit is $2900 and I am at FRA. Her benefit is $504 at her current age of 62 - her benefit at FRA is $716. She also has a benefit from school board of $800 (gov't type pension) which she is receiving. I am trying to figure out the impact of WEP and GPO … read more
lev-ssa
lev-ssa
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I am planning to retire in June and I am divorced, we were
I am planning to retire in June and I am divorced, we were married over 10 years and I think I will be ale to do that. I would like to start collecting Social Security under my x husbands social security which would be 50% of his, he is 66. in March when I turn 66 and suspend mine until age 70. I will be collecting a Pension in June but I don't think I will be affected by WEP because I have worked 30 years under social Security. My question is will the SS I receive under my x husbands SS will it also be unaffected by the WEP? Clear as mud? … read more
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Regarding spousal benefit. I just filed yesterday for my ss
regarding spousal benefit. I just filed yesterday for my ss retirement. I turned 67 Sunday. My estimated retirement is about 1700 per month but will be reduced by WEP to about $1200 I have 26 years pa… read more
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Lane
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CIVIL SERVICE RETIREE; DIVORCED; 70 YRS OF AGE AND WAS
I AM A CIVIL SERVICE RETIREE; DIVORCED; 70 YRS OF AGE AND WAS MARRIED TO MY SPOUSE FOR 32 YEARS. NEITHER OF US HAVE RE-MARRIED. SHE WORKED DURING THE MARRIAGE AND IS STILL WORKING AFTER 50 YEARS. SHE … read more
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I turn 66 later this month. I would like to file a Social
I turn 66 later this month. I would like to file a Social Security form SSA-2-BK, "Restricted Application for Spousal Benefits". However, my former wife retired from federal service under the CSRS ret… read more
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Lane
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My wife wants to claim spousal benefit on my record. She
My wife wants to claim spousal benefit on my record. She works under TRS and does not want to retire from Texas Retirement System (TRS). Can she collect her full spousal benefit then retire at 70 from… read more
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lev-ssa
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I am a retirement annuity and am 68 yrs old. My ex-wife is
I am a retirement annuity and am 68 yrs old. My ex-wife is 62 soon to be 63 and is working full-time for the Postal Service (over 30 yrs). She has told me she can apply to receive one half of my month… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Before I immigrated to the US, I was Austrian citizen who lived,
Before I immigrated to the US, I was Austrian citizen who lived, worked and paid tax in Austria. I became US citizen in 2003 and worked in the US. Now I retire and received SS benefit in the US and a … read more
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I am a retired Fed Civil Service employee with CSRS pension.
I am a retired Fed Civil Service employee with CSRS pension. I also had > 40 qtrs with SS deduction (non Fed employment) and my SS pmt is significantly reduced by the Govt Pension Offset. I am now … read more
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Megan C
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I plan to retire at age 66 my FRA. I am in the governments
I plan to retire at age 66 my FRA. I am in the governments CSRS retirement system but also have over 40 quarters in SS. Since the quarters were from about 35 years ago the earnings are small and will … read more
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Megan C
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I worked for the post office under civil service retirement
I worked for the post office under civil service retirement for 35 years and so get a reduction in my social security. I am going to be 66 in november and will have 11 years of SS credit, my wife has … read more
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Megan C
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I am retired under the Civil Service Retirement System. I
I am retired under the Civil Service Retirement System. I have elected the maximum (55%) survivor benefit for my wife should I pre-decease her. She will have "substantial earnings" under social securi… read more
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