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My wife is trying to decide if she should draw her SS or
my wife is trying to decide if she should draw her SS or wait until i retire in a few years ? we are both 63. if she draws now it will be approximately $420.00 will she get approximately half of mine … read more
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Lev
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Inquiry: When a (married) couple was both age 62, they each
Inquiry: When a (married) couple was both age 62, they each applied for their retirement benefit. Now, they're both 66 (full retirement age). Can the wife reapply for 1/2 of her husband's current bene… read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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My wife is 64 yrs. old and starting taking social security
Second opinion] my wife is 64 yrs. old and starting taking social security at 62. I will be 62 in March of 2019. Should I take my benefit at 62 or 66 and 6 months? Can my wife claim spousal benefits w… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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If i am legally separated when is it best to apply for
If i am legally separated when is it best to apply for social security? Half of his benefit will be more than my own. We are both 61. alimony will be about 2000.00, as long as he is still working.His … read more
Lev
Lev
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My wife applied and received ss when she was 66...amount was
Yes My wife applied and received ss when she was 66...amount was $341..I applied in 2015 at age 66 and was awarded $1838...my wife received a letter at same time saying she would receive $833.50 as wife and $385.50 from her own record and would receive these 2 benefits in 1 check... this has been paid for the last 2.5 years. Recently she got notice from SSA saying they calculated her payment incorrectly and she is only entitled to $852.80...your thoughts? … read more
Stephen G.
Stephen G.
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If I wait until age 66 to retire at full retirement, but I
Hello, if I wait until age 66 to retire at full retirement, but I make a significantly lower income for those 4 years, will it be reduced by a lot? … read more
Lane
Lane
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My wife died on April 9, 2015. She was 61 at that time. I am
My wife died on April 9, 2015. She was 61 at that time. I am 62, turning 63 in December. I made more money per year than her and will have a larger social security check upon retirement. i make betwee… read more
ABC Accounting Group
ABC Accounting Group
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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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Myself and my wife both collect social security our ages are
Myself and my wife both collect social security our ages are 64 and 63 we started to collect at 62.We both retired at the same time from Walt Disney world. We only collect $718.00 for my wife and $791… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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I will be 64 in April. My wife will be in Feb. She has been
I will be 64 in April. My wife will be 69 in Feb. She has been collecting SS since she turned 62. I'm planning on working as long as I can. We have some savings (100k). What's the best strategy for me… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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I'm 68 yrs old and my wife is 67. I've been drawing social
I'm 68 yrs old and my wife is 67. I've been drawing social security for 2 yrs since I reached 66 yrs old and was eligible for my full benefit amount. My wife has also worked for more than 30 years and… read more
Alexander Haraczka
Alexander Haraczka
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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
emc011075
emc011075
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I will be 66 in November, my wife will be 61 in February. My
I will be 66 in November, my wife will be 61 in February. My current monthly benefit would be at 66 $2,591, at 70 $3,492. My wife's monthly benefit would be at 62 $995, at 66 $1,383 and at 70 $1,842. … read more
PDtax
PDtax
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My wife turns 62 in a month, I turn 63 in two months. At our
My wife turns 62 in a month, I turn 63 in two months. At our full retirement age of 66, her monthly benefit is $882 but $665 at age 62. My full benefit at 66 is $2597. We don't need the money now, but… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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I will be 62 next year. My FRA is 66 because I was born 1954.
I will be 62 next year. My FRA is 66 because I was born 1954. My wife will be 66 next year, never have worked because she is disabled. My question is: Can she claim spouse benefit on my work record wh… read more
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LawTalk
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I began receiving SS at 62...my wife is working full time and
I began receiving SS at 62...my wife is working full time and plans to retire at 66+ (3 yrs from now)..how should we plan for her SS?… read more
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I am disabled and on SSI. I made more money than my wife or
I am disabled and on SSI. I made more money than my wife or the maximum for SSI. She turned 62 and we applied online for her followed by a phone call. They tell us that my wife gets 76% for hers or 37… read more
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I am recieving disability social security, I am 65, My wife
I am recieving disability social security, I am 65, My wife who has paid into social security over her 40 year work career just turned 62, can she now file and recieve social security benefits indepen… read more
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