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I am a retired man on social security disability since the
I am a retired man on social security disability since the age of 47. My wife is now 66 years six months. I am now receiving about $2000 per month. My wife works and makes an income of around $150,000… read more
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I am 66 years old but still working. My wife is 64 and has
I am 66 years old but still working. My wife is 64 and has been receiving social security benefits for almost two years (she had maximum earnings but receives less, since she started her benefits at a… read more
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My question pertains to the changes in the Social Security
My question pertains to the changes in the Social Security rules for spousal file and suspend. My situation is as follows: I am 66 and 5 months old and my wife is 61 and 3 months old. My benefit at re… read more
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I currently collect social security on my deceased first husbands
I currently collect social security on my deceased first husbands social security. He passed away in 1985 at the age of 33. I am 62 right now and 63 on 5/17/16. My second husband passed away on 8/4/20… read more
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PhillipsEsq.
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There is lots of news about "file and suspend" and spousal
There is lots of news about "file and suspend" and spousal benefits (apparently changing April 30, 2016). My wife is almost 67 (March 1949) and I am 64 (September 1951). We both have worked for more t… read more
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PhillipsEsq.
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My wife at 62 began collecting her social security, and took
My wife at 62 began collecting her social security, and took a hit since she started so early and I turn 66 May 15th. I have 2 questions. Can she get her full benefits once she turns 66? My plan for m… read more
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How do i put my name on the list so as to be grandfathered
How do i put my name on the list so as to be grandfathered in? I was born in 1937. … read more
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I'm not sure I understand the recent changes in the new
I'm not sure I understand the recent changes in the new Social Security laws. I just turned 65 in January and hope to continue working as long as I can. My husband is 70 and began collecting SS when h… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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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
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Christopher B, Esq.
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I am 66 y.o. not taking benefits yet my wife is 61 and will
I am 66 y.o. not taking benefits yet my wife is 61 and will turn 62 in Aug 2016. Can I use any of the strategies i.e. file and suspend?… read more
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retirementlawyer
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I will be 66 in November, my wife will be 61 in February. My
I will be 66 in November, my wife will be 61 in February. My current monthly benefit would be at 66 $2,591, at 70 $3,492. My wife's monthly benefit would be at 62 $995, at 66 $1,383 and at 70 $1,842. … read more
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PDtax
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I am 68 years old, still working, and not receiving Social
I am 68 years old, still working, and not receiving Social Security benefits. I want to wait until I am 70 to maximize the benefit. My wife's job was eliminated last year, and she is not currently wor… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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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 am age 61, my wife is 53, she earns considerably more than
I am age 61, my wife is 53, she earns considerably more than I do. what is the best way for us to take advantage of spousal benefits?… read more
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I am 62. My wife is turning 66 in March of 2013. We have
I am 62. My wife is turning 66 in March of 2013. We have called and asked SS about using a spousal benefit where my wife would file on my SS and get, I believe I am reading, 1/2 of my benefit and by d… read more
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retirementlawyer
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I am a male. By birth date is 04/23/1945. I expect to work
I am a male. By birth date is 04/23/1945. I expect to work to age 70. My current estimated SS at age is $2,617, and at age 70 is $3,329. I will earn about $225,000 per year until age 70. My spouse's b… read more
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Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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I am 62 and plan to claim social security benefits at 70. My
I am 62 and plan to claim social security benefits at 70. My wife is 65 and claimed SS benefits at 63 on her own account. I am the high earner between us, and she had planned to switch to a spousal cl… read more
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dylatess
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I am 65 years old widower, and intend to start to collect
I am 65 years old widower, and intend to start to collect my social security benefits at the age of 71 (working as a university professor until I am 70 ). My wife passed on in 1996. My questions are: … read more
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