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I have reached full retirement and deferred taking my social
I have reached full retirement and deferred taking my social security until age seventy. ( My monthly amount is $ 2804.xx ) My wife retired at age 62 and began her Social Security at that time. we wer… read more
Lev
Lev
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I am divorced fro three years now from wife of 43 years. We
I am divorced fro three years now from wife of 43 years. We are very amicable. We took her SS early at her age 62. I took mine at full retirement age of 66. I'm now 69, she is 66. We were hoping to ge… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
41,334 satisfied customers
Both my wife and I are receiving our monthly SS checks. I
Both my wife and I are receiving our monthly SS checks. I visited with a relative and we discussed our retirement. He and his wife are older and he mentioned that his wife received one-half the amount… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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My wife is 67 yrs old and has been collecting so. My wife is
my wife is 67 yrs old and has been collecting ss since 62. I will be 66 in July and also have been collecting ss since age 62. Her rate is approximately 400 per month . Mine is approximately 1500 per month. I have recently been told by friend that she could have been receiving an amount equivalent to half of my benefit. Is this true, and how do I get info about this. Dave … read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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JD
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My spouses monthly benefit does not total half of my
My spouses monthly benefit does not total half of my qualified benefit. I am 69 and she is 67. Because I was employed until I was 68, I signed up for SS and deferred receipt of benefits (under the law… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
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My wife and I are on SS. When we started she got 50% of
My wife and I are on SS. When we started she got 50% of mine. Now it is much less than 50 … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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I'm 66 and still working making about $105,000 per year but
I'm 66 and still working making about $105,000 per year but not taking SS yet. My wife is 70 and a homemaker, and has been collecting SS since age 62, but gets only about $700 per month. I heard she c… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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My wife took her s.s. in 2012 at 62 and I am turning 66 this
My wife took her s.s. in 2012 at 62 and I am turning 66 this month can she get a stepup to half of mine … read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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Juris Doctor
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I started taking ss retirement at full retirement age of 66
I started taking ss retirement at full retirement age of 66 and my wife took her own retirement benefit at about the same time only she took it at age 62. Her benefit is less than half of mine. Can sh… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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Juris Doctor
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My wife is 62 and I am 64. If she starts collecting SS at
My wife is 62 and I am 64. If she starts collecting SS at age 62 it will amount to about 1000 dollars a month at 62. If I wait until I am 66 I will draw 2600 at age 66. My question is can my wife go a… read more
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LawTalk
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Juris Doctor
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Im still working - spouse is 65 receiving ss since
im still working - spouse is 65 receiving ss since 62 … read more
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LawTalk
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I'm 65 and receiving s.s. disability since 1995. Can my wife
I'm 65 and receiving s.s. disability since 1995. Can my wife who is 62 get defer her s.s.benifit until her regular benifit age of 66 and receive half of my benefit right now and not have it effect her… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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I took my early social security benefit at age 62. I am now
I took my early social security benefit at age 62. I am now 67. It is about 600 a month. My husband took his at full retirement age, about 66. He is now 70. It is about 1900 a month. He is still self-… read more
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LawTalk
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My wife has been receiving SS benifits based on her earnings:
My wife has been receiving SS benifits based on her earnings: less than mine. We were not aware of the 50% rule at the time she applied for benifits. Can she now apply for half of my benifits and also… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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I retired and took SS benefits at 65. I am now 67, My wife
I retired and took SS benefits at 65. I am now 67, My wife is 62 and has just retired. Can she take half of my benefits now as spousal benefits and then change to her full benefits when she is 66-70?… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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My wife and I are 66 and 67 years old and both receive SS benefits.
My wife and I are 66 and 67 years old and both receive SS benefits. She got them 62 as she is disabled. My brothers wife gets extra benefits from him (both are now drawing SS). Does both of us on SS i… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
My Wife and I are both 62. She has retired from her Job but
My Wife and I are both 62. She has retired from her Job but hasn't applied for her SS. I will wait until I'm 66 before I retire. If my wife applies for her SS right now she will get $506 a month. When… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
Question: Next Year I will be 66 and my wife will be 62. I
Question: Next Year I will be 66 and my wife will be 62. I would like to understand if the following scenario is possible: My wife will start claming SS benefits at 62. I will start claiming 50% of he… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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