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Can my spouse, age 65, take her own retirement benefit now
Second opinion] Can my spouse, age 65, take her own retirement benefit now and then appy for a "spousal Benefit" in two years when I begin to take my benefit? … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I am a teacher who is 63. My husband is 67 and currently
I am a teacher who is 63. My husband is 67 and currently collecting his SS. I plan on retireing at the end of this year. My question is can I apply for spousal benefit giving me 35% -50% of his SS ben… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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My wife took an early retirement at 62, using her own SS
My wife took an early retirement at 62, using her own SS benefit and is receiving her reduced SS amount. Now I am applying for my SS benefit which is much higher. Can she switch to full 50% of my bene… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Can my wife draw SS off my SS account. 72 retirement age was
Can my wife draw SS off my SS account JA: What is your current age and retirement age? Customer: 72 retirement age was 70 JA: Anything else you want the Retirement Accountant to know before I connect … read more
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lev-ssa
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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My wife is 65 and I am 63. My benefits will be much higher
My wife is 65 and I am 63. My benefits will be much higher than hers all things being equal. At what age does she need to be to receive spouse benefits (from my work), and what age do I need to be in … read more
lev-ssa
lev-ssa
Retirement and Benefits
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46,783 satisfied customers
I will start collecting my social security July 1, 2018 at
I will start collecting my social security July 1, 2018 at the age of 65. My wife has been collecting for 2 years. she is now 65 and will turn 66 in may 2018. My benefit draw is about 1-1/2 times hers… read more
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lev-ssa
Retirement and Benefits
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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-ssa
lev-ssa
Retirement and Benefits
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
46,783 satisfied customers
My husband will turn 66 in February - does he need to wait
My husband will turn 66 in February - does he need to wait until March 1st to draw his benefits so he isn't penalized for not being 66? … read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
18,737 satisfied customers
My wife started collecting social security at 63 based on her
My wife started collecting social security at 63 based on her own earnings. The amount came out to 700.00. I'm 62 and always paid maximum social security tax. My estimate at 66 from social security is… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
7,688 satisfied customers
In the last half of this April my wife will turn 64 and I,
In the last half of this April my wife will turn 64 and I 69, sour our FRA is 66. Over the years my contributions to Social Security have been higher than hers, so that I believe her draw even at age … read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
I will turn 66 in October 2016 and plan to start drawing my
I will turn 66 in October 2016 and plan to start drawing my $2,319 per month benefit at that time. My wife is 63 and would draw $1,418 per month if she waited until she turned 66. If she starts drawin… read more
lev-ssa
lev-ssa
Retirement and Benefits
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
46,783 satisfied customers
Can my wife collect discounted benefits on her 63rd birthday
Can my wife collect discounted benefits on her 63rd birthday Feb 2016, then at Feb 2019 (FRA) switch to spousal benefits right after I file for the 1st time at age 67 and suspend?… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,347 satisfied customers
My wife is 70, retired, and receives $1250 mo. in social security.
My wife is 70, retired, and receives $1250 mo. in social security. I am 65 and my FRA is 66. I plan on applying for SS at age 66 and to keep working full time as long as possible. Can my wife apply fo… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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Juris Doctor
3,071 satisfied customers
Hi Stephanie: Just one point of clarification: If I claim at
Hi Stephanie: Just one point of clarification: If I claim at 65, I will recieve a reduced amount for claiming one year early of my FRA. When my wife makes the spousal claim when she is 66 ( her FRA ),… read more
dylatess
dylatess
ATTORNEY
JD
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My question is about the apply and suspend rules. My wife is
My question is about the apply and suspend rules. My wife is 3 years younger than me. I am 63. We have both worked all our lives and therefore both eligible for our own benefits. My question. Can I ap… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
I will be 65 in Oct. 2014 and plan to begin social security
I will be 65 in Oct. 2014 and plan to begin social security in Jan. 2015. My wife will be 65 in July 2015. When will she be eligible to claim spousal benefits based on my benefit level? At full retire… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
I am 65 and will not retire for many years. My wife is 63 and
I am 65 and will not retire for many years. My wife is 63 and earns much less than me. Our basic plan is for me to wait to draw until 70 under my account, and for her to draw half of my benefit then. … read more
Loren
Loren
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I will be FRA (66) in two weeks, my wife will be 63 in May
I will be FRA (66) in two weeks, my wife will be 63 in May 2013. Can I then "apply & suspend" (accruing benefits until 70) and receive 50% of my wife's benefits should she apply for her benefits @ age… read more
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PhillipsEsq.
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