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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
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Lane
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I am and my wife just turned 65. We are both still working.
I am 69 and my wife just turned 65. We are both still working. I have a Government job and will be subject to the WEP provision when I retire. She is the higher earner with a benefit of $1863 at Full … read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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Here... I have a question about spousal benefits... my
my birthday is ***** and I filed and suspended before the 30th...my wife's birthday is ***** went into our local SS office and wanted to file for a spousal benifit for her, and keep mine suspended until I reach 70. and have her file for her benefit off her record when she turns 70...they told us that if she files off my record now that would be the only benefit she could have, it would never increase... I thought that with the old rules she could receive a spousal and let her bennifit continue to grow....… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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I am now 66 (born Oct. 1949) and have already filed and
I am now 66 (born Oct. 1949) and have already filed and suspended my own SS benefits. My wife turns 66 in June 2016 (June 1950). Neither of us has ever received any SS $. Questions: 1. When my wife fi… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
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Under the restricted application law will this work? My wife
Under the restricted application law will this work? My wife is 62 can she start drawing SS today, and i am 68 can I apply a restricted application for spousal benefits, leaving my credits to grow to … read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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H & W are both 66 yrs old. They registered with SSA at age
H & W are both 66 yrs old. They registered with SSA at age 65 and elected to take only Medicare benefits so as to wait until age 70 to claim SS benefits. If W elects to begin benefits now by claiming … read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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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
3,332 satisfied customers
My wife died 8/9/15 at age 65. At age 62 she began drawing
My wife died 8/9/15 at age 65. At age 62 she began drawing her social security. I am 66 and still employed and not drawing any benefits on my account. Am I entitled to her social security?… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
4,064 satisfied customers
I will be 66 on 01/05/2016 and my projected SSA benefit at
I will be 66 on 01/05/2016 and my projected SSA benefit at that time is $2574. At 70, it is projected to be $3397. My spouse will be 66 on 11/12/2016 and her projected SSA is $976. I have already deci… read more
PDtax
PDtax
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Master's Degree
4,945 satisfied customers
My spouse is turning 66 in October. I do not turn 66 until
My spouse is turning 66 in October. I do not turn 66 until May. My spouse can get SS but mine is greater. What is the best strategy for us? Can my spouse file on her SS until I turn full retirement at… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,332 satisfied customers
I have read a lot on line but am still confused about
I have read a lot on line but am still confused about maximizing Social Security benefits when both spouses have accrued benefits and could use some guidance--especially understanding when to take spo… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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Juris Doctor
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My wife who is 65 would like to retire and collect from my
My wife who is 65 would like to retire and collect from my account spousal benefit. I am 65 as well but I do not plan to retire until 70. Would this impact my retriement benefit when I decide to retir… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,332 satisfied customers
If I will only qualify four $1100 payment at age 66. What
If I will only qualify four $1100 payment at age 66. What would be my payment change if my husband postpones till age 70 his amt. Will I be able to take half of this age 70 amount instead of my $1100 … read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
1,606 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
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Master's Degree
4,587 satisfied customers
I am retiring/taking SS benefit at 66 yrs old (June 30, 2014).
I am retiring/taking SS benefit at 66 yrs old (June 30, 2014). My wife is looking to retire at 64 years of age on December 31, 2013. She wants to claim some of my benefit as a spouse (even though she … read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,587 satisfied customers
I will be 66 next month and plan to apply for SS and keep on
I will be 66 next month and plan to apply for SS and keep on working. My wife is 2 years younger and her expected SS compensation is about the same as mine per our S/S statements. Are there any issues… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
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I am 77 y.o and get my s.s. my wife is 62 y.o. can she
I am 77 y.o and get my s.s. my wife is 62 y.o. can she get spousal benifit until she is 70 y.o and then take her s.s. amt at 70 y.o. does this affect my s.s. check amt. tks arthur berke… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
1,606 satisfied customers
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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