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My husband and I have been trying to sign up for our
My husband and I have been trying to sign up for our Medicare parts A and B cards … read more
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If I have been on SSDI for several years now and approaching
if I have been on SSDI for several years now and approaching my full retirement age (FRA). As you probably aware at FRA my SSDI will be converted into regular SSA retirement benefit payment correspond… 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
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Lev
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My wife was born in 1953 and is retired. I was born in 1955
My wife was born in 1953 and is retired. I was born in 1955 and intend to work another 4 Years. We intend to maximize our benefits by delaying to begin claiming then until we are age 70. Our financial… read more
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Looking to maximize social security benefits. My DOB -
My DOB - 4/2/52 Wifes DOB 5/20/52 She is no longer working and we need to apply for her benefits. I plan on working till age 70. Does file & suspend or any other strategy get us more than just her filing for her own benefits now at age 65? … read more
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Lev
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I am currently 64. My wife is 68 and will start collecting
I am currently 64. My wife is 68 and will start collecting her social benefits in Jan 2018. When I turn 66 can I file and suspend my social security benefits and collect 1/2 of my wife's? … read more
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Lev
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What is the difference between retirement and disability, I
what is the difference between retirement and disability … read more
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Lev
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Both my husband and I were born in 1951. Can I start
Both my husband and I were born in 1951. Can I start receiving a portion of his social security benefits if I am not yet receiving my own? … read more
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retirementlawyer
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My husband retired at 66 (FRA) and took his Soc Sec benefit,
My husband retired at 66 (FRA) and took his Soc Sec benefit, in 2009, based on his record. I was 66 (FRA) in 2012, but elected to wait to take benefits on my record. I did not file for spousal benefit… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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I am 65 and has been on SS disability 10 years. I was
I am 65 and has been on SS disability for over 10 years. I was married for 11 years and am divorced and not married. Spousal benefit when I am 66 will be slightly smaller than mu full benefit at 66. I… read more
Lev
Lev
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I have a couple of questions about doing a File and Suspend
I have a couple of questions about doing a File and Suspend claim, so my wife can collect half of my benefits until I turn age 70. I realize the law is changing on April 30, so I need to apply prior t… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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My husband and I will turn 65 this coming November. Our
My husband and I will turn 65 this coming November. Our retirement plan was for me to "file and suspend" my social security while I continue working until I'm age 70. My husband will need to retire an… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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My DOB = 2-7-50, my spouse = 8-14-50. She's been collecting
My DOB = 2-7-50, my spouse = 8-14-50. She's been collecting SS disability since about 2009, which I believe will turn into "regular" benefits when she reaches her FRA this August. I will delay my own … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
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File and suspend"—what is it? What does it mean? How do I
file and suspend"—what is it? What does it mean? How do I apply for it? I am 66 and will turn 67 in April 2016. My wife is 65 and will turn 66 in July 2016.… read more
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I turned 62 and I'm trying to understand what it means to
I turned 62 and I'm trying to understand what it means to file and suspend and restricted filing. My husband is 60. He will have a larger benefit when eligible.… read more
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Lev
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Wife began taking reduced retirement social security benefit
Wife began taking reduced retirement social security benefit at 62. As significantly higher income earner I plan to "file and suspend" at 66 and receive benefits at 70. For my wife to maximize spousal… read more
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I started receiving SSB at my FRA, 66 and also worked full
I started receiving SSB at my FRA, 66 and also worked full time. I was then notified that SS would withhold SSB for a full year which has been completed. When I start receiving SSB should they increas… read more
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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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