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@te1271 wrote:So lets say I start collecting now and my Wife waits until she is 66. If we are both collecting and I die before her she still gets survivor benefits on top of her own social security?The survivor benefit will top-up her benefit only if...
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@te1271 wrote:My wife is 1 year younger than me. She worked as a Nurse for 40 years so her social security would be much more than 50% of mine if I die or pretty much equal to my full benefitSince it sounds like you both have similar levels of benefi...
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@retiredtraveler wrote:@RitchieH510373 wrote:Social Security is not going bankrupt. Here's a good article that gives the reasons why: https://optimizesocialsecurity.org/blog/is-social-security-going-bankrupt From your article: "...We believe that jus...
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@GeorgeH429389 wrote:Ritchie,Thank you so much for that information.You state my AGI will be reduced by 401k contibutions, what about IRA contributions?If I contribute the maximum to both ($19,000 + $6,000 catchup to 401k and $6,000 + 1,000 catchup t...
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I just applied for my own social security and will only get $832 a month, I will be 62 in June. I was married over 10 years so eligible for partial spousal benefits which if applied now would only be $120 extra per month, if I wait the 4 years until ...
RitchieH510373 05-10-2019 07:52 PM
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@te1271 wrote:So lets say I start collecting now and my Wife waits until she is 66. If we are both collecting and I die before her she still gets survivor benefits on top of her own social security?The survivor benefit will top-up her benefit only if...
RitchieH510373 05-18-2019 04:47 PM
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@te1271 wrote:My wife is 1 year younger than me. She worked as a Nurse for 40 years so her social security would be much more than 50% of mine if I die or pretty much equal to my full benefitSince it sounds like you both have similar levels of benefi...
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@retiredtraveler wrote:@RitchieH510373 wrote:Social Security is not going bankrupt. Here's a good article that gives the reasons why: https://optimizesocialsecurity.org/blog/is-social-security-going-bankrupt From your article: "...We believe that jus...
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@GeorgeH429389 wrote:Ritchie,Thank you so much for that information.You state my AGI will be reduced by 401k contibutions, what about IRA contributions?If I contribute the maximum to both ($19,000 + $6,000 catchup to 401k and $6,000 + 1,000 catchup t...
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I just applied for my own social security and will only get $832 a month, I will be 62 in June. I was married over 10 years so eligible for partial spousal benefits which if applied now would only be $120 extra per month, if I wait the 4 years until ...
RitchieH510373 05-10-2019 07:52 PM
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@te1271 wrote:So lets say I start collecting now and my Wife waits until she is 66. If we are both collecting and I die before her she still gets survivor benefits on top of her own social security?The survivor benefit will top-up her benefit only if...
RitchieH510373 05-18-2019 04:47 PM
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@te1271 wrote:My wife is 1 year younger than me. She worked as a Nurse for 40 years so her social security would be much more than 50% of mine if I die or pretty much equal to my full benefitSince it sounds like you both have similar levels of benefi...
RitchieH510373 05-18-2019 02:00 PM
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@retiredtraveler wrote:@RitchieH510373 wrote:Social Security is not going bankrupt. Here's a good article that gives the reasons why: https://optimizesocialsecurity.org/blog/is-social-security-going-bankrupt From your article: "...We believe that jus...
RitchieH510373 05-11-2019 08:54 AM
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@GeorgeH429389 wrote:Ritchie,Thank you so much for that information.You state my AGI will be reduced by 401k contibutions, what about IRA contributions?If I contribute the maximum to both ($19,000 + $6,000 catchup to 401k and $6,000 + 1,000 catchup t...
RitchieH510373 05-11-2019 08:23 AM
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I just applied for my own social security and will only get $832 a month, I will be 62 in June. I was married over 10 years so eligible for partial spousal benefits which if applied now would only be $120 extra per month, if I wait the 4 years until ...
RitchieH510373 05-10-2019 07:52 PM
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