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Both my wife and I qualify for Social Security benefits when
Both my wife and I qualify for Social Security benefits when we retire. But when one of us dies, what does the surviving partner receive? I've been told different things. … read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
18,246 satisfied customers
I am 66 1/2 and my wife is 64 1/2 years old. Since 1/2 of my
I am 66 1/2 and my wife is 64 1/2 years old. Since 1/2 of my benefit far exceeds hers (1400.00 per month vs. 270.00 per month), if I apply at this time and she applies also at this time for spousal be… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
34,083 satisfied customers
My wife was born in 1949, and started drawing social
Second opinion] my wife was born in 1949, and started drawing social security at age 62. I was born in 1956, and am about to retire at age 64. I earned a lot more than my wife. What percent of my bene… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
5,415 satisfied customers
My wife is 64 and still working. She would like to retire.
My wife is 64 and still working. She would like to retire. Can she draw half of my SS, then draw hers at the 100% year she turns 66 and a few months? … read more
Robin D.
Robin D.
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
19,602 satisfied customers
I will be 66 in November 2019. I plan to retire in April
I will be 66 in November 2019. I plan to retire in April 2021. My wife is 64. If she retires at 65 or 66 can we both, at the same time, upon my retirement in 2021 draw our respective social security p… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
5,415 satisfied customers
I have a benefits question for my wife and I, I am 64 (bd
I am 64 (bd 10/24/1953). My wife is 65 (april 25, 1953) … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
34,083 satisfied customers
My wife is 65 and would receive about $800 monthly in SS
My wife is 65 and would receive about $800 monthly in SS payments if she waits until 66 to start drawing. I will be 64 next month and would receive about $2,900 if I wait until 66. Can my wife start r… read more
Robin D.
Robin D.
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
19,602 satisfied customers
My wife is turning 62 in November 2016 her early ret sum
My wife is turning 62 in November 2016 her early ret sum would be 705 per month I'm turning 62 in February 18 2017 and thinking of retiring April 30 2017 at approx 1900 month . If wife takes the 701 i… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
3,071 satisfied customers
I have been reviewing Social Security options wife and me.
Hello! I have been reviewing Social Security options for my wife and me. My wife will soon be 64 and I will soon be 62. I am still employed and my wife is a homemaker who is qualified for Social Secur… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,334 satisfied customers
My wife turned 61 on 6/14/2015. She makes about 52000 per
My wife turned 61 on 6/14/2015. She makes about 52000 per year. We are having a grand child around Christmas and she wants to slowly retire to possible 3 days the first of the year and fully in 2 year… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
3,071 satisfied customers
My wife and I are both 64. she is drawing $328.00 per month.
My wife and I are both 64. she is drawing $328.00 per month. I am still working and make 85,000.00 she has recently went back to work and it looks like she will average 400.00 per week. I know what my… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
3,071 satisfied customers
Social Security Benefit Question: I will turn 66 on 3/15;
Social Security Benefit Question: I will turn 66 on 3/15; my wife will turn 66 on 3/16; My benefit @ 66 will be $2,382/month; My wife's personal benefit @ 66 will be $271/month; if she filed now, on h… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
Attorney
JD
1,342 satisfied customers
I currently am 64 and draw my reduced benefit of $1850 per
I currently am 64 and draw my reduced benefit of $1850 per month. My wife turns 62 next year and will start drawing then. Her own benefit is not much, about $250/month. Will she draw half of mine as a… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
I have a few follow-up questions to my question about "File
I have a few follow-up questions to my question about "File and Suspend": - If my wife takes 50% of my SS benefit if I F&S, but she is only 64, how much does that reduce the benefit she will receive? … read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
I am retiring/taking SS benefit at 66 yrs old (June 30, 2014).
I am retiring/taking SS benefit at 66 yrs old (June 30, 2014). My wife is looking to retire at 64 years of age on December 31, 2013. She wants to claim some of my benefit as a spouse (even though she … read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
I am 62 and my wife is 64. She earns $10,000 per year and
I am 62 and my wife is 64. She earns $10,000 per year and her SS benefit at age 66 will be about $800. My benefit at age 66 will be about $2,500. What is the best scenario for my wife? If I retire at … read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
My wife is sick and is on oxygen 24 Hours per day. She has
My wife is sick and is on oxygen 24 Hours per day. She has had a bunch of health issues over the years(antiphosholipid syndrome, seizure disorder,etc). The problem is that we first filed for disabilit… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,334 satisfied customers
My wife had a brain tumor in 2005 and had to take a medical
My wife had a brain tumor in 2005 and had to take a medical retirement from her nursing job. She worked for 25 years and paid into her pension up until that time. She's currently receiving approximate… read more
dylatess
dylatess
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JD
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dylatess

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Licensed CPA, CMA, CFE, CGMA M.Accy Also Teach Accounting courses at Master's Level

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Christopher B, Esq.

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Attorney licensed for 17 years specializing in various fields.

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Stephanie O Joy, Esq

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22+ years legal exp. - 12+ years owning/operating her own SSD Law practice.

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