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I am 67 years old. I plan on retiring when I am yrs old.
I am 67 years old. I plan on retiring when I am 69 yrs old. Estimated SS benefits for me will be approx 3K/month. My wife will turn 66yrs old on July 5th. She has just retired from 20 years as a Publi… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I am inquiring about my wife's spousal benefit. I'll give
Ok, I'll give you the info. I am 69 (turning 70 in April) and will file for my benefit then. My last SSA statement estimates my benefit to be $3679/mo. I have my SSA statement from when I turned 66 and my benefit then would have been $2580. My wife applied (age 67) applied last year for her retiree benefit. She did not qualify for much because she has a teachers pension. So, her benefit was reduced (by the GPO calculation) from $348 to $148 per month. My question is, when I apply for my benefit next month, will her spousal benefit be recalculated with the GPO again? … read more
Taylor
Taylor
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My wife is 65, and I am 62. My income has been considerable
My wife is 65, and I am 62. My income has been considerable higher than hers, so that at full retirement age (66+2 mo) she will receive $968, while I will receive $3016 at F.R.A. (66+8 mo). A side iss… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I plan on retiring at the end of the year. I will be 65. I
I plan on retiring at the end of the year. I will be 65. I have questions on the spousal benefit and whether I should wait until my full retirement age of 66 and 4 months before collecting. … read more
Lev
Lev
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43,013 satisfied customers
My wife turns 66 in December of this year and plans to start
My wife turns 66 in December of this year and plans to start collecting social security. She will also be retiring with a small government pension beginning Feb 2021. I have been collecting social sec… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Hopefully this is an easy one. I am 67 and started receiving
Hopefully this is an easy one. I am 67 and started receiving soc. sec. when I turned 66. My wife's soc. sec. benefit would be very small when she turns 66 Nov.1 ($200 or $300). I read that she is elig… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
30,746 satisfied customers
My husband and I have been married since 1993. He is 75 and
Hi , my husband and I have been married since 1993. He is 75 and I'm 72. He started collecting his own at age 62 and I started when I turned 66. Can he now collect on my account? Thanks JudithLCross … read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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I have a question about Social Security Spousal Benefits. My
I have a question about Social Security Spousal Benefits. My FRA is 66 years 4 months (born 1956). My plan is to work past that age. My wife is 22 months younger than me and her FRA IS 66 … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
43,013 satisfied customers
My wife turns 65 in April. She qualifies for social security
My wife turns 65 in April. She qualifies for social security that is reduced because of her teacher's pension. We have been married 29 years. Does she qualify for the spousal social security benefit? … read more
Stephen G.
Stephen G.
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I don't understand spousal benefits. My wife and I are 66
I don't understand spousal benefits. My wife and I are 66 and 67 years old and meet our FRA. I want to claim my benefits now and forgo my 8% annual increases. My wife would like to postpone filing for… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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I retired at 67 years age for my full amount of ouer 2000 a
I retired at 67 years age for my full amount of ouer 2000 a month. … read more
Lev
Lev
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43,013 satisfied customers
I will turn 70 on Sept 7. Can I collect my full (age70
I will turn 70 on Sept 7. Can I collect my full (age70 amount) in 1sept or do I have to wait to October? … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
43,013 satisfied customers
I am and my wife just turned 65. We are both still working.
I am 69 and my wife just turned 65. We are both still working. I have a Government job and will be subject to the WEP provision when I retire. She is the higher earner with a benefit of $1863 at Full … read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
7,199 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
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
43,013 satisfied customers
I'm 67 and have been claiming Social Security since age 66.
Hi...I'm 67 and have been claiming Social Security since age 66. My wife has never worked in the USA and will be 65 in July 2018. I understand she can get 50% of my current benefits? Is this correct a… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
43,013 satisfied customers
My wife does not have enough credits to collect social
My wife does not have enough credits to collect social security also she does not have enough to get medicare. She is 61 years old, has 30 credits for social security and is not healthy enough to obta… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
43,013 satisfied customers
My question is about spousal benefits. I am 64 and plan on
My question is about spousal benefits. I am 64 and plan on working to 70 before collecting benefits. My wife is a teacher in the Massachusetts Public Teacher's Retirement Plan. She is not eligible for… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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I will be 67 in December 2014. I'm on salary continuance (retire
I will be 67 in December 2014. I'm on salary continuance (retired) and have a high deductible health plan. Salary continuance and the health plan both end April 2015. I have not started social securit… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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