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I am retired and my wife never worked. Are there any social
I am retired and my wife never worked. Are there any social security benefits she is eligible for under spousal benefits? We also have a disabled adult daughter that we have cared for for about 30 yea… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
36,581 satisfied customers
My wife took early retirement at 62 DOB 1/17/1953. I retired
My wife took early retirement at 62 DOB 1/17/1953. I retired at 65 (DOB 11/133/1947). We hare heard that she could get spousal benefits. Confused. … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
36,581 satisfied customers
My wife is 1 1/2 years older than I. After I retired she
My wife is 1 1/2 years older than I. After I retired she began to receive SS benefits under my name. I understood that she was to have received 1/2 what I was receiving. This wasn't so. Will you kindl… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
36,581 satisfied customers
My spouse seem s to think she is entitled to part of my
My spouse seem s to think she is entitled to part of my social security income before I pass away? She just turned 65 on 30 March . DOB 30 March 1953. She has not applied for social security as of yet… read more
Stephen G.
Stephen G.
Sr Financial & Tax Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,173 satisfied customers
If my wife has elected to take 50% of my social security,
If my wife has elected to take 50% of my social security, why is she only getting 40% of it? … read more
Bill
Bill
Master's Degree
3,249 satisfied customers
My wife is now applying for social security. Her birth date
My wife is now applying for social security. Her birth date is 11/20/1952. She's not sure whether to apply for benefits starting at age 65 or wait an additional year. She's looking for information for… read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax Adviser
Bachelor's Degree
7,402 satisfied customers
I am 73 years of age and getting full social security
I am 73 years of age and getting full social security benefits since my full retirement age at 66. My wife turned 65 last February and will not attain full retirement age of 66 until February, 2018. W… read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax Adviser
Bachelor's Degree
7,402 satisfied customers
My wife is 73 and did not know about spousal benefits until
My wife is 73 and did not know about spousal benefits until recently. She filed and was awarded spousal benefits retroactively to 6 months ago. Is there any way she can collect this benefit retroactiv… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
19,583 satisfied customers
I have just found out that my mother-in-law (age 83) has
I have just found out that my mother-in-law (age 83) has been receiving less than half of her husband's SS benefit ever since they retired (he is 87). Her SS benefits have been very low as she never w… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
I receive abt 2200. per mo based on my earnings my wife
i receive abt 2200. per mo based on my earnings my wife receives abt 700. per mo based on her earnings isnt she entitled to 50% of mine then i would still get 2200 and she would get 1100 or ???… read more
Alexander Haraczka
Alexander Haraczka
Bachelor's
20 satisfied customers
My wife and I are drawing social security. We are both 67. I
My wife and I are drawing social security. We are both 67. I draw social security disability and we are considering repaying the amount that my wife has received. She would then apply for the spousal … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,375 satisfied customers
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
emc011075
emc011075
Tax Adviser
Bachelor's Degree
7,402 satisfied customers
My wife is 65 years old now and has been receiving social
My wife is 65 years old now and has been receiving social security benefits based on the spousal benefits at 50% of my benefit amount when I reached 66 last year. I deferred my benefit payment until 7… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,375 satisfied customers
I am 65 and I start collecting Social Security at 62. I get
I am 65 and I start collecting Social Security at 62. I get about 1200 per month. My wife will turn 62 next year. She will collect about 800 per month if she begins collecting at that point. I am cons… read more
R. Klein, EA
R. Klein, EA
Tax Advisor
Master's Degree
3,169 satisfied customers
Question about Social Security Benefit. My wife started to
Question about Social Security Benefit. My wife started to draw SS benefit when she was 62 in 1988. I started receiving SS benefit when I was 65 in 1996. Am I entitle to receiving spouse benefit betwe… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,612 satisfied customers
I retired at the age of 70 and I started collecting social
I retired at the age of 70 and I started collecting social security at the age of 70. My wife 10 years younger than me started collecting at the age of 65. I am now 83 years old and my wife is 73.My w… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
my wife and I are both on SS and are in our 70s (78 and 73)
my wife and I are both on SS and are in our 70s (78 and 73) I was told that on my death my wife could get one half my monthly benefits. Someone just told me she could be getting one half my amount now… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,612 satisfied customers
I am 62 1/2, my wife is 60 1/2. I plan to work until at least
I am 62 1/2, my wife is 60 1/2. I plan to work until at least full retirement age, probably more. Is it possible for my wife to start reduced benefits at 62 1/2 and suspend them when I start collectin… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,612 satisfied customers
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