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My wife will take her SS income at age 62. I am the higher
My wife will take her SS income at age 62. I am the higher wage earner and will take my SS income 3 years from now at my age 70. If I die after age 70, I know she can take 100% of my SS monthly benefi… read more
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My wife took S.S from her account at 62 700 dollars she is
my wife took S.S from her account at 62 700 dollars she is now 66 can she receive half of mine 2500 … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Spousal benefits. I am drawing full retirement benefits. My
I am drawing full retirement benefits. My wife will be age 62 this year and has no earnings record. I understand she can apply for reduced spousal benefits when 62 . But, when I die, can she then opt for my SSA benefit? Or, is she forever stuck with the reduced benefit? … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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I am a retired federal CSRS annuitant. I am also a retired
I am a retired federal CSRS annuitant. I am also a retired State employee who has delayed taking Social Security until age 70. My wife is also a retired State employee who opted to take her social sec… read more
Lev
Lev
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Christopher: I have a follow-up social security question.
Christopher: I have a follow-up social security question. Again, i am 70 and receiving social security. My wife is 62 and has not yet filed. If we file under the spousal benefit and she begins drawing… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I have a private pension from UPS. I am choosing to have my
I have a private pension from UPS. I am choosing to have my wife receive a portion of my pension if I die. We plan on collecting our social security at age 62. If I were to die at age 64 say would my … read more
Lev
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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
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Can i collect spousal benefit from my wife, I am 66 and not
she is still working and will make over 16,000 per year… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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My wife started receiving her benefits at age 62 could she
my wife started receiving her benefits at age 62 could she now change to 1/2 of my benefit which would give about 200 more per month … read more
emc011075
emc011075
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My wife and I both receive SS. HERS IS A SPLEMENT TO MINE. I
My wife and I both receive SS. HERS IS A SPLEMENT TO MINE. I am 86 years old and want to know if she will get mine when I die? She did not work enough years to get her own SS.… read more
ABC Accounting Group
ABC Accounting Group
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I am 71 years old, my wife is 66 years old. We both started
I am 71 years old, my wife is 66 years old. We both started drawing SS benefits at 62. If I die, sometime, will my wife get some of my SS benefits?… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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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
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Master's Degree
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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
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I plan to retire in 3 years when I am 69. My wife will be
I plan to retire in 3 years when I am 69. My wife will be 62 at that time. She is considering taking early SS and I know that would be based on her SS record (which is much less than mine) and the spo… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
I now receive SS benefits at the age of 70. My wife retires
I now receive SS benefits at the age of 70. My wife retires in two years at the age of 62. Will my SS benefit amount affect the amount of earnings she is entitled to receive. ie will she get a percent… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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WHEN A MAN AND WOMAN GET DIVORCED, CAN THE SPOUSE WITH THE
WHEN A MAN AND WOMAN GET DIVORCED, CAN THE SPOUSE WITH THE LOWER SS INCOME CHOOSE TO DRAW SS BASED ON THE OTHER SPOUSE'S SS? AND IF SO, CAN THAT SPOUSE DRAW THE SAME AMOUNT AS THE HIGHER SS PAYMENT SP… read more
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LawTalk
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I am 78 and get about 1500 SS a month. My wife is 70 and gets
I am 78 and get about 1500 SS a month. My wife is 70 and gets about 700 a month SS. If I die before my wife does she get any of MY social security? Thank you. John Haynes… read more
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dylatess
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My wife started getting her social security at age 63 at $700/month
My wife started getting her social security at age 63 at $700/month last year. I am turning 66 in 5/2012 and will apply for benefits and receive about 2420/month. Can my wife start to claim spousal be… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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Christopher B, Esq.

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Stephanie O Joy, Esq

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