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I wish to ask about restricted spousal benefits. I am 66,
my husband turns 65 April 8, 2020. He is signed up to receive social security upon his 65th birthday. I wish to received restricted spousal benefits at that time… read more
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At one time I was told to have one spouse collect SS at 66,
at one time I was told to have one spouse collect SS at 66, and the other delay until age 70. Now they say take it at 66 also as the amount may be reduced in the coming years due to lack of funding. I… read more
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I will turn 70 years November 21, 2019. I have waited to
I will turn 70 years November 21, 2019. I have waited to file on my social security. When should I start this process? … read more
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I turned 70 years old on April 16th this year. I am
I turned 70 years old on April 16th this year. I am currently drawing social security benefits from my ex-husband. When do I have to switch over to my personal benefits? … read more
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I want to get spousal equivalent as I turn 66 in August of
i want to get spousal equivalent as I turn 66 in August of 2019. My husband is 73 and is receving sociial security benefit. … read more
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Lev
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My husband is retiring in April of 2020. He will turn 66 on
My husband is retiring in April of 2020. He will turn 66 on March 25th, 2020. I am going to be 61 at the time of his retirement. I plan on working until I am 67-70ish. We will see how it goes. May I c… read more
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Lev
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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 husband has been collecting SS for one year and is still
My husband has been collecting SS for one year and is still working full time and paying into it! He is 67. We were told last year when we took the benefits that because he is still working and paying… read more
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I will turn 66 + 2 months in April, 2020. I was married for
I will turn 66 + 2 months in April, 2020. I was married for 10+ years, divorced for 10+ years, and I am not remarried. If my exhusband earns more than half of what my benefit would be, can I file for … read more
Lev
Lev
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I currently am drawing on my deceased husband. But will be
I currently am drawing on my deceased husband. But will be turning 70 this Feb. Could I draw more by going to my own account? … read more
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Lev
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I'm eligible to retire now at 65, however I've been told I
I'm eligible to retire now at 65, however I've been told I should wait till I turn 66 because then I'd be eligible to get 50% of my ex husbands SS and defer mine until 70....is there anyway to know wh… read more
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Lev
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I receive my benefits based on my husband's, a program that
I receive my benefits based on my husband's, a program that I believe has since been discontinued. The SSA just sent me a letter saying that if I apply now for benefits under my own number, my befit a… read more
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Why don't I get to receive benefits based on my work history
Why don't I get to receive benefits based on my work history instead of my deceased husbands? He died in 1988 and I have more work years than he did? … read more
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My husband is 66 and still working. I am, retired and
My husband is 66 and still working. I am 69, retired and collecting social security. can he apply for spousal benefits? … read more
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Explain the file and restrict strategy.. My benefit is lower
I am FRA. My benefit is lower than my spousal benefit, even if I wait until age 70. If I claim my benefit now, can I switch without penalty to spousal benefit when my husband is FRA if my husband files and restricts, and waits until age 70 to get his benefits? … read more
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I am turning 70 on July 30 2017. When I started drawing SS
I am turning 70 on July 30 2017. When I started drawing SS at age 67 I started drawing off my husbands account. At that time the agent told me I should switch at age 70 to draw off my own account beca… read more
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Can I as a spouse begin collecting my retirement benefits until
Can I as a spouse begin collecting my retirement benefits until I turn age 66 (approximately $952/month), then switch to collecting spousal benefits at at 66 which is my full retirement age (approxima… read more
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woman turning 62 with 73 year old husband. under what circumstances
woman turning 62 with 73 year old husband. under what circumstances should she gegin payments at 62 ?… read more
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