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My father is and collecting SS since he was 66. My mom is
My father is 69 and collecting SS since he was 66. My mom is working and will retire at the end of the year at age 62. Will she collect the $2,000 that her SS statement indicates or the higher $3,000 … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I am 67 and have not yet started collecting benefits. My
Hi, I am 67 and have not yet started collecting benefits. My wife started collecting benefits when she was 62 (she is 68 now). I read about a plan which I think will allow me to wait until I am 70 to … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
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I have been taking my SS benefit since 62. My amount is
I have been taking my SS benefit since 62. My amount is $1879.75. I am now 74. What would be my full retirement rate now. My wife is planning to take her SS at 70. … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
41,340 satisfied customers
Both spouses retired collecting ss benefits. the hubby is
both spouses retired collecting ss benefits. the hubby is collecting off of his wife due to her higher salary. am i able to collect off of my spouses and is he allowed to collect from his own earned s… read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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When did it become effective that if both members of a
When did it become effective that if both members of a couple that claim benefits on their own work history, then the lower earner may still get spousal benefits that are 50% of the higher earner? Has… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
41,340 satisfied customers
My wife will turn 67 by the end of this month. Her monthly
My wife will turn 67 by the end of this month. Her monthly Social Security benefit if she elects to collect now would be approx. $1720. Both she and I would like to continue working. Can I file a rest… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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My wife started collecting Social Security @ age 62 she is
My wife started collecting Social Security @ age 62 she is now 67. I started collecting Social security @ 61 years old Disabled. if I pass away and my wife is 67 will she get 100% of mine even if she … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
41,340 satisfied customers
If my wife and I are legally separated at my death. And I
If my wife and I are legally separated at my death. And I retired at full retirement age getting 1875 per month 9converted from disability I was awarded ssdi at 63 and converted when I tuned 65. Wife … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
41,340 satisfied customers
I am a 67 year old male in excellent health. My SS benefits
I am a 67 year old male in excellent health. My SS benefits will be the maximum payable due to solid income over many years. My wife is 52 years old, in excellent health. We do not need the income fro… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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Juris Doctor
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I plan on taking SS payments at 62. I realize that will
I plan on taking SS payments at 62. I realize that will result in reduced benefits for me. I have been the the larger wage earner. My wife is 63. What are the benefits if she waits until 66 to start r… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
If my wife starts taking her social security March 2016 (at
If my wife starts taking her social security March 2016 (at age 62) and I die 5 years later (she would be 67 and past her FRA) can she switch to taking survivor benefits and receive 100% of my benefit… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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Juris Doctor
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I started collecting SS at age 62, now age 70. My spouse is
I started collecting SS at age 62, now age 70. My spouse is age 62 and SS office advised her to start collecting spousal benefit at age 63 (she has no work record). With the age difference, my concern… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
My wife who is 65 would like to retire and collect from my
My wife who is 65 would like to retire and collect from my account spousal benefit. I am 65 as well but I do not plan to retire until 70. Would this impact my retriement benefit when I decide to retir… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
I am 67, have medicare part A, and commercial insurance. I
I am 67, have medicare part A, and commercial insurance. I am still working. My wife is 65. I ahve been advised to 1) file and suspend my benefits for SS 2) then have my wife file for her SS, and take… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
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So, I retire at 66, born 8-10-1951, retire 8-31-2017. If income
So, I retire at 66, born 8-10-1951, retire 8-31-2017. If income was enough to get max ss, how much is that? If my wife who was a housewife and I share ss then what do we get? If I die soon after what … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,379 satisfied customers
Hi. Id like to talk to someone by phone. Is that possible?
Hi. I'd like to talk to someone by phone. Is that possible? My questions concerns when it would be best to start receiving benefits. My wife's expected benefit is about 60% of mine. I'm 63 and she is … read more
dylatess
dylatess
ATTORNEY
JD
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My wife will turn 62 in December and eligible for a monthly
My wife will turn 62 in December and eligible for a monthly benefit of $1,450. I will be 66 at that time and am the higher wage earner, but do not want to start collecting my Social Security then as I… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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Juris Doctor
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I am 62 and plan to claim social security benefits at 70. My
I am 62 and plan to claim social security benefits at 70. My wife is 65 and claimed SS benefits at 63 on her own account. I am the high earner between us, and she had planned to switch to a spousal cl… read more
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dylatess
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Stephanie O Joy, Esq

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