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Thanks for this update!  I knew the law was changing soon and that is why I made certain to take advantage of the loopholes for spousal benefits as soon as I was eligible.  I apologize for not remembering that it was January 2020– not 2021. 
ldowns1 05-17-2020 07:25 AM
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Yes; you can do that if you were legally married (10 years) for the minimum required amount of time or you remain married. They are called spousal benefits and you must do it correctly when you reach full retirement age and have not yet applied for y...
ldowns1 05-07-2020 01:09 PM
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The perfect weather from late September through April! The beaches!  The small reinvoragted towns, such as Winter Haven!  The inexpensive higher education system!
ldowns1 12-08-2019 10:26 AM
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Kudos to you!  I agree that International Living online site is a great source for finding beauty and economical living.  That is how I started my search, 6 years ago, for ocean-front living in a Mediterranean or dry climate in Spain, Greece, and Mex...
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May I suggest that you check out Rosarito Beach and Ensenada in Baja California, Mexico and all the beautiful homes, villas, and condominiums there-- many built to USA standards. Two such gated communities are La Jolla Real and La Jolla Excellence-- ...
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Thanks for this update!  I knew the law was changing soon and that is why I made certain to take advantage of the loopholes for spousal benefits as soon as I was eligible.  I apologize for not remembering that it was January 2020– not 2021. 
ldowns1 05-17-2020 07:25 AM
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Yes; you can do that if you were legally married (10 years) for the minimum required amount of time or you remain married. They are called spousal benefits and you must do it correctly when you reach full retirement age and have not yet applied for y...
ldowns1 05-07-2020 01:09 PM
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The perfect weather from late September through April! The beaches!  The small reinvoragted towns, such as Winter Haven!  The inexpensive higher education system!
ldowns1 12-08-2019 10:26 AM
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Kudos to you!  I agree that International Living online site is a great source for finding beauty and economical living.  That is how I started my search, 6 years ago, for ocean-front living in a Mediterranean or dry climate in Spain, Greece, and Mex...
ldowns1 12-08-2019 09:46 AM
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May I suggest that you check out Rosarito Beach and Ensenada in Baja California, Mexico and all the beautiful homes, villas, and condominiums there-- many built to USA standards. Two such gated communities are La Jolla Real and La Jolla Excellence-- ...
ldowns1 12-08-2019 08:09 AM
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Thanks for this update!  I knew the law was changing soon and that is why I made certain to take advantage of the loopholes for spousal benefits as soon as I was eligible.  I apologize for not remembering that it was January 2020– not 2021. 
ldowns1 05-17-2020 07:25 AM
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Yes; you can do that if you were legally married (10 years) for the minimum required amount of time or you remain married. They are called spousal benefits and you must do it correctly when you reach full retirement age and have not yet applied for y...
ldowns1 05-07-2020 01:09 PM
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The perfect weather from late September through April! The beaches!  The small reinvoragted towns, such as Winter Haven!  The inexpensive higher education system!
ldowns1 12-08-2019 10:26 AM
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Kudos to you!  I agree that International Living online site is a great source for finding beauty and economical living.  That is how I started my search, 6 years ago, for ocean-front living in a Mediterranean or dry climate in Spain, Greece, and Mex...
ldowns1 12-08-2019 09:46 AM
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May I suggest that you check out Rosarito Beach and Ensenada in Baja California, Mexico and all the beautiful homes, villas, and condominiums there-- many built to USA standards. Two such gated communities are La Jolla Real and La Jolla Excellence-- ...
ldowns1 12-08-2019 08:09 AM
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