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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
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My wife was born on 1/24/53. She wants to start receiving
My wife was born on 1/24/53. She wants to start receiving benefits in January, 2019. We were hoping she could get spousal benefits starting then and defer her retirement benefits until age 70. I start… read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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My wife was born on 1/24/53. She wants to start receiving
My wife was born on 1/24/53. She wants to start receiving benefits in January, 2019. We were hoping she could get spousal benefits starting then and defer her retirement benefits until age 70. I start… read more
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If done before full retirement for both of us it causes the
if done before full retirement for both of us it causes the excess spousal benefit to come into play. please define this for me in this situation./ thank… read more
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My wife and I will turn 65 this year and although she
My wife and I will turn 65 this year and although she retired a couple of years ago, I plan on working until 70 and maybe longer. I've been reading about the restricted benefit strategy and wanted to … read more
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My birthdate is 3/3/1947, I took early retirement benefits
Is it possible to return all benefits received and then file for the larger benefit upon attaining age 70. my wife,s birthdate is 10/15/1953. will she be able to file for spousal benefit at age 66 and then file for her own benefit at age 70?… read more
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I am am 66, my wife turns 66 on 6/13/2016. Can my wife pull
I am am 66, my wife turns 66 on 6/13/2016. Can my wife pull spousal benefits from my ss account?… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I am 67 and have filed and suspended my social security benefits.
I am 67 and have filed and suspended my social security benefits. Is there a limit on how much I can make that would limit my wife's ability to collect 50% of my social security benefits. I currently … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
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I'm 68 still working and do not want to draw my SS benefits until I'm 70. My wif
I'm 68 still working and do not want to draw my SS benefits until I'm 70. My wife is 66 and has been receiving her benefit since she was 62. I've heard she can stop her benefit and file for a spousal … read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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I am 79 years old and have been collecting SS since age 65.
I am 79 years old and have been collecting SS since age 65. My spouse DOB is 20 Aug. 1950. She plans to retire this September, but plans to file, or collect her SS at age 70. Our plan at this time is … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I will turn 66 in 2017, which will be my full retirement
I will turn 66 in 2017, which will be my full retirement age. A gentleman told me this morning that my wife could receive 1/2 of the husband's monthly SS income if we applied for it this year (2016) b… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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My wife died 8/9/15 at age 65. At age 62 she began drawing
My wife died 8/9/15 at age 65. At age 62 she began drawing her social security. I am 66 and still employed and not drawing any benefits on my account. Am I entitled to her social security?… read more
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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
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My wife and I are both 63. Our plan is to file at 66
My wife and I are both 63. Our plan is for me to file at 66 and suspend until age 70, with my wife taking 50 % spousal benefits when she turns 66 shortly after. She does currently qualify for a small … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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A working spouse is about to reach 70 years of age. She never
A working spouse is about to reach 70 years of age. She never applied for spousal benefits on her husband's Social Security. The husband is 80 years of age. Can she now request the spousal benefits sh… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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If I will only qualify four $1100 payment at age 66. What
If I will only qualify four $1100 payment at age 66. What would be my payment change if my husband postpones till age 70 his amt. Will I be able to take half of this age 70 amount instead of my $1100 … read more
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retirementlawyer
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Our question involves filing for SS benefits as a spouse first
Our question involves filing for SS benefits as a spouse first and on your own later. I turn 70 in September, and will file for benefits for the first time then. My wife turns 66 in October, and has n… read more
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Megan C
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