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I am currently 62 and I will be applying for social security
I am currently 62 and I will be applying for social security retirement. I was told that once I start social security my wife (age 65) can draw an amount of half of my retirement and continue to build… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
32,029 satisfied customers
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
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
32,029 satisfied customers
I am 65 and my wife is 61. I am wondering if I can apply for
I am 65 and my wife is 61. I am wondering if I can apply for restricted access (I do not plan to access my social security until age 70 when I retire) and claim spousal benefits knowing that my wife h… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
32,029 satisfied customers
My wife is 60 and I'm 65. My FRA is 66 on 1/18/19. When can
Second opinion] My wife is 60 and I'm 65. My FRA is 66 on 1/18/19. When can she claim spousal support from Social security ?… read more
Bill
Bill
Master's Degree
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My wife turns 63 in March, She is a house wife, can she take
Hi..My wife turns 63 in March, She is a house wife, can she take social security now? I am 64. She would get 50% of what I would earn? Is it at my 66 year rate? … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
32,029 satisfied customers
I am approaching my full SS retirement age but plan to keep
I am approaching my full SS retirement age but plan to keep working for another year or two. My wife is 62 and plans on retiring when she reaches Medicare age 65. She should receive around 1,100 a mon… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
32,029 satisfied customers
My wife is 64 and collecting Social Security...I just turned
my wife is 64 and collecting Social Security...I just turned 62 and am going to wait until I am 66 to start collecting. My wife was a stay at home mother and is only collecting $400 a month. Now that … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
32,029 satisfied customers
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
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
32,029 satisfied customers
My wife is 63 she will be FRA(66) Nov 2019. On March 2019
My wife is 63 she will be FRA(66) Nov 2019. On March 2019 does she have the option of taking my 1/2 of my FRA earned social security or her own earned social security. I will be FRA(66) Nov 2017 and d… read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
4,342 satisfied customers
Spouse just turned 62. Should she start collecting her
Spouse just turned 62. Should she start collecting her benefit. I am 65 and still working and plan to start collecting at 66. Can my spouse then start collecting my spousal benefit at that time and st… read more
Lane
Lane
JD,CFP, MBA, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
19,996 satisfied customers
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
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
3,661 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.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
3,661 satisfied customers
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
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
32,029 satisfied customers
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
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
3,071 satisfied customers
I retired and took SS benefits at 65. I am now 67, My wife
I retired and took SS benefits at 65. I am now 67, My wife is 62 and has just retired. Can she take half of my benefits now as spousal benefits and then change to her full benefits when she is 66-70?… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,332 satisfied customers
I will turn 66 in June, my wife will turn 62 this month (February).
I will turn 66 in June, my wife will turn 62 this month (February). My benefit is significantly higher than hers. I would like to start getting my FRA benefit in June. Can my wife start her early bene… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
2,450 satisfied customers
My wife takes SS at 62. I am 61 at the time. I want to wait
My wife takes SS at 62. I am 61 at the time. I want to wait until I am 70 to apply. Can I take spousal benefits when my wife applys at 62 or do I have to wait until my wife is FRA. How can I get my wi… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
2,450 satisfied customers
My wife applied for SS spousal benefits beginning after her
My wife applied for SS spousal benefits beginning after her 66 birthday in July. She began collecting on her own SS earnings at 62. We expected she would receive 1/2 of what I would receive at age 66 … read more
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Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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