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I am retiring. But I find the spousal benefit very
Second Opinion] I am retiring. But I find the spousal benefit very confusing. My working wife (who pays into social security) is younger than I am. She will not reach full retirement age until another… read more
Rick
Rick
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My wife is currently receiving social security benefits from
my wife is currently receiving social security benefits from her account. Can she start collecting under my benifits when I reach full retirement age and start collecting? … read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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Want to know if I qualify for my x husband's social security
Want to know if I qualify for my x husband's social security benefits … read more
Lane
Lane
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I am 68 still working full time and not on Social Security.
I am 68 still working full time and not on Social Security. My wife is 63 and not working. Can she take social security now and when I start my social security at age 70, can she switch to getting hal… read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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I think according to this it would be wise for me to wait
Thank you, ***** ***** according to this it would be wise for me to wait for my own FRA. I will make more than the $17640. We were told at a seminar the SS does not care what amount of money you are b… read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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The question concers spousal benefits. I started receiving
the question concers spousal benefits . I started receiving social security two years before my FRA . When my wife files for spousal benefits is it calculated of the figure I now receive or what I wou… read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
21,786 satisfied customers
If my wife takes her S/S at 62 will it affect her spousal or
If my wife takes her S/S at 62 will it affect her spousal or death benefit at age 66 She was born 3/18/58 … read more
Lane
Lane
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If done before full retirement for both of us it causes the
if done before full retirement for both of us it causes the excess spousal benefit to come into play. please define this for me in this situation./ thank… read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
21,786 satisfied customers
My wife will be 65 April 19 and I have heard that she can
my wife will be 65 April 19 and I have heard that she can elect to claim part of my social security benefits. Is this true and if so how she go about doing this? … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
42,770 satisfied customers
I am 65 years old. My husband is a little younger and is not
I am 65 years old. My husband is a little younger and is not taking social security yet. Can I collect social security on my own (which will probably be minimal) and then re-apply when my husband appl… read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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When can my wife get half of my benifits, my wife took her
my wife took her benefits at 62. i took mine at 65, when does she get half of mine. … read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
21,786 satisfied customers
I will reach full retirement age in Oct 2016. My estimated
I will reach full retirement age in Oct 2016. My estimated benefit is $2100 per month. My wife of 46 years will turn 66 in May of 2017. Her own benefit is estimated at just under $800. When is the opt… read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
21,786 satisfied customers
Ray:Social Security states my wife is not eligible
Ray:Social Security states my wife is not eligible for my spousal benefits because she has not reached full retirement age of 66. She will need to take her own benefits because they are higher than my… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
42,770 satisfied customers
I will turn 66 in august and recently applied to begin my social
I will turn 66 in august and recently applied to begin my social security at my full retirement age . My wife is 63 and earned much less than I did. Can she apply for early benefits now and switch to … read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
21,786 satisfied customers
My wife and I will turn 65 this year--she 7/31/16 and me 6/22/2016.
My wife and I will turn 65 this year--she 7/31/16 and me 6/22/2016. She started drawing on her social security at 62. I will not retire until I am 70 because I am making good money in home sales. My q… read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
21,786 satisfied customers
There is lots of news about "file and suspend" and spousal
There is lots of news about "file and suspend" and spousal benefits (apparently changing April 30, 2016). My wife is almost 67 (March 1949) and I am 64 (September 1951). We both have worked for more t… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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JD
2,544 satisfied customers
My wife wants to claim spousal benefit on my record. She
My wife wants to claim spousal benefit on my record. She works under TRS and does not want to retire from Texas Retirement System (TRS). Can she collect her full spousal benefit then retire at 70 from… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
42,770 satisfied customers
My future wife is receiving $2,200 from a former spouse who
My future wife is receiving $2,200 from a former spouse who died 10 years ago. She is 62 years old at present. My retirement income is $5200 per month and we plan an marrying in a few months. The ques… read more
Loren
Loren
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