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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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My wife turns 65 this month. I am 65 now and turn 66 in
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
Lev
Lev
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I am 67 years old working full time and receiving ss benefits.
I am 67 years old working full time and receiving ss benefits. My wife is 63 1/2 yrs old and working full time. Is she eligible to receive a portion of my ss benefits now and then receive her full ben… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Under the new law, the Social Security Administration(SSA)says
Under the new law, the Social Security Administration(SSA)says you can still voluntarily suspend benefit payments at your FRA (currently 66) and earn higher benefits for delaying WHO WILL BE AFFECTED?… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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My wife turns 66 May 6, 2016 FRA and I turned 65 April 5, 2016,
My wife turns 66 May 6, 2016 FRA and I turned 65 April 5, 2016, one year from FRA. We both would like to secure file and suspend before the dead line of April 29. Does she file and suspend before Apri… read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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Both my Wife and I are currently 64.5 years old. Neither of
Both my Wife and I are currently 64.5 years old. Neither of us are collecting at this time but would consider doing so if we qualify for "Restricted Application", which we understand gets phased out a… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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My wife will retire in Sept at age 64 and begin collecting social security. I am 67 and ha
My wife will retire in Sept at age 64 and begin collecting social security. I am 67 and have not filed for social security yet. Can I collect half of her social security once she starts collecting in … read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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My question is in regards to the upcoming, Sorry, I t a
Hi ***** *****, my question is in regards ***** ***** upcoming … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,368 satisfied customers
My wife had her 64th -day yesterday and is currently on SS
Stephanie -- My wife had her 64th b-day yesterday and is currently on SS disability. As we understand it, her monthly payments are set on what she would be getting at 66 FRA. I started drawing my SS a… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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My wife turned 68 on December 18th. I turned 64 on February
My wife turned 68 on December 18th. I turned 64 on February 21st. We want to take advantage of the restriction application option. That is -- When I turn 66, I want to file for spousal benefits and re… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,368 satisfied customers
My wife and I are both 67. I am the gh wage earner in the
My wife and I are both 67. I am the high wage earner in the family. My wife started taking her SS when she turned 67 (our normal retirement age). I instead chose to take half of hers until I turn 70 a… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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JD
2,082 satisfied customers
I turn 66 next week, 2/20/16, and I have applied retirement
I turn 66 next week, 2/20/16, and I have applied for my retirement benefit ($2551/month) since I am at FRA. My wife, age 62, is eligible for retirement benefit, although it would only be around $900/m… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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I applied SS benefits at age 66, and asked deferment, with
I applied for full SS benefits at age 66, and asked for payment deferment, with the intent my 64.5 year old wife would receive approx 44% of my monthly remittance, under spousal benefits, yet accrue a… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,368 satisfied customers
My wife is 68, retired and began taking her very modest SS
My wife is 68, retired and began taking her very modest SS benefits at 62. I am 65, still working, and contemplating retirement later this year when I turn 66. Can I then file for restricted SS benefi… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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I am 65 (to be 66 this Aug), retired and have NOT filed. My
I am 65 (to be 66 this Aug), retired and have NOT filed for SS. My wife is 64 (will be 66 in Jul, 2017), still working and also has NOT filed for SS. Our plan WAS for her to retire at 66, both file an… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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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
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Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
36,186 satisfied customers
My wife is 66 and retired; i am 60 and the higher earner, still
My wife is 66 and retired; i am 60 and the higher earner, still working. She started receiving SS benefits on her own record at age 64. When I reach my FRA can i file and suspend, and get spousal bene… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
3,368 satisfied customers
Hi, I started taking social security at 62. My wife is still
Hi, I started taking social security at 62. My wife is still working part time and will be 66 next month. I turned 66 last month. Can she "restrict her application" and collect half of my reduced bene… read more
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