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My wife is 65 and has been receiving SS since turning 62. I
My wife is 65 and has been receiving SS since turning 62. I am 64 and currently working and plan to receive SS when I am 70. When I do receive benefits can my wife then switch to receive 1/2 of the mo… read more
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Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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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
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My wife turns 65 this month. I am 65 now and turn 66 in
Second opinion] My wife turns 65 this month. I am 65 now and turn 66 in November. Can I file and collect 1/2 of her FRA and let my account continue to grow ? … read more
emc011075
emc011075
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I will be 70 in another week. I applied on line in April to
I will be 70 in another week. I applied on line in April to have my retirement benefit start when I'm 70. I hadn't realized that my wife was old enough to claim benefits on my record (she just turned … read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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I am 67, still working and not receiving social security.
I am 67, still working and not receiving social security. My wife will be 65 in October, is still working and not receiving social security. We are self-employed in our own business. Our goal is to dr… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
10,590 satisfied customers
My wife is 66, I am 63 and 9 months. I will work until 65
My wife is 66, I am 63 and 9 months. I will work until 65 but defer SS until I am 66. My wife's SS benefit based on her quarters worked is just $422, she mostly was at home. My benefit will be maxed o… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,368 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
10,590 satisfied customers
My wife started collecting SS four years ago when she was 62.
My wife started collecting SS four years ago when she was 62. I am 63 and will retire in a year and a half. I can easily delay receiving benefits until I'm 70. I know that I can make a limited claim f… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
my spouse is 63 and drawing SS at age 62. Can she start drawing
my spouse is 63 and drawing SS at age 62. Can she start drawing on mine? I am 65. I have not started my SS yet. My SS will be reduced because I draw a pension. We can wait on mine but want to maximize… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
My question is about the apply and suspend rules. My wife is
My question is about the apply and suspend rules. My wife is 3 years younger than me. I am 63. We have both worked all our lives and therefore both eligible for our own benefits. My question. Can I ap… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
I am 63 and still working and I do not plan on drawing SS until
I am 63 and still working and I do not plan on drawing SS until at least 66 or later. When I turn 67 my wife will be 62. My earnings are substantially greater than hers so I will have a larger SS draw… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
I have decided to retire at age 65. I was married over 10
I have decided to retire at age 65. I was married over 10 years to my ex spouse. SS tells me I can not draw on my exs benefits until he passes away. My financial adviser and others have told me that i… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
I am 74, and I have been collecting Social Security since
I am 74, and I have been collecting Social Security since age 65. I am still working. My wife is 64; can she start collecting 50% of my Social Security payment when she turns 65, and then switch to he… read more
R. Klein, EA
R. Klein, EA
Tax Advisor
Master's Degree
3,119 satisfied customers
My wife and I turn 66 this October. She applied early for
My wife and I turn 66 this October. She applied early for Social Security when she turned 65 and has been receiving her monthly check since then. I plan on working and not getting my Social Security u… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
I am 68 (69 in Feb). I have been on SS since age 65. My wife
I am 68 (69 in Feb). I have been on SS since age 65. My wife is 63, had a career, is eligible for SS but is not yet taking it. Should I suspend my benefits and have her take spousal benefits until age… read more
R. Klein, EA
R. Klein, EA
Tax Advisor
Master's Degree
3,119 satisfied customers
I am 62 and my wife is 64. She earns $10,000 per year and
I am 62 and my wife is 64. She earns $10,000 per year and her SS benefit at age 66 will be about $800. My benefit at age 66 will be about $2,500. What is the best scenario for my wife? If I retire at … read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
I am 65, my girlfriend of 10 years is 57. She is on social
I am 65, my girlfriend of 10 years is 57. She is on social security disability for total blindness for life. She currently recieves $700/mo social security disability income. We plan on getting marrie… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,368 satisfied customers
My wife started drawing SS disability benefits after a stroke.
My wife started drawing SS disability benefits after a stroke. I am currently 63 and plan on delaying taking SS until at least full retirement of 66 as I am still working and plan of doing so until ag… read more
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