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My 32 year old son receives SSI and SSA currently. My

My 32 year old son receives SSI and SSA currently. My husband, stepfather to my son, is a disabled veteran who receives SS and VA disability. While working with the VA they informed us that my son is also eligible to extra benefits through my spouse. We applied for that several years ago and it was denied. We did not have all the correct paperwork to prove that we support him. We are prepared to apply again and wondering if there is any forms we can complete prior to our visit to the SS office.Thank you

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Stephanie O Joy, Esq

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Turning 65 De. 22. I got several things from SS including my

turning 65 De. 22. I got several things from SS including my official card.Yesterday got forms letters about enrolling in a drug program. One said I might be refused due to savings. But I got purple sheet saying I was automatically enrolled and would get "ExtraHelp". Should I believe this paper and not enroll in any other program?

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Lane

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My question is regarding spousal benefits. As the primary

My question is regarding spousal benefits. As the primary wage earner I will be retiring early at age 65 and begin collecting SSI. My husband worked in his early 20's but not during the past 30 years. He filed for his benefit at age 62 and has been receiving that nominal couple hundred dollars for the past 3 years. Now that I am retiring can he draw on the working spouse benefit and receive 1/2 of my benefit?

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LawTalk

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I've tried to get answers directly from SS but to no avail.

I've tried to get answers directly from SS but to no avail. I'm 61 unemployed with several physical problems and I'm supposed to have several surgical procedures but have not had them because I want to work but no one will hire me.1. Should I be trying or do I even qualify to get disability?2. How does getting anything from SS this early impact what I qualify for when I'm 66?

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Lane

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I am a widow and was considering taking my own social

I am a widow and was considering taking my own social security at 62 (in 2019) and switch to my late husband's SS at age 70. I've heard there are substantial cuts to taking benefits at age 62 by a law that will go into effect in Feb 2018. Is this true?JA: These retirement benefits are supposed to help us but they can be so complicated! The Retirement Expert will help you get the most benefits propertly. Is there anything else important you think the Retirement Accountant should know?Customer: NO

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Lane

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I've been on SSI disability sense 2012, I'm disabled and I

I've been on SSI disability sense 2012, I'm disabled and I think they shorted me when figuring my monthly benefit. I'm turning 65 in October; my question is well they refigure the amt. I should receive? My family (not retired) tells me I should seek help with this, I was earning 100k per year for the last 3-4 yrs.before loosing my job due to poor performance due in part to the effects of my disability.The other question, do I have to file again, if so can I file on line, do you provide counsel to help me?Paul Siewert, *************. -- *************ThanksPaul.

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Stephanie O Joy, Esq

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I am 77 and retried at 65 I still work and have a good

I am 77 and retried at 65 I still work and have a good income Will I get a increase in ssi payment? and when?

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TaxRobin

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My full retirement age is 66 on oct 6 2016. but I got early

My full retirement age is 66 on oct 6 2016. but I got early retire benefit from July 2016 because i lost job. Now I change my mind to get full retire benefit from november 2016.Is it possible?

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Stephanie O Joy, Esq

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I am 70 and I have been drawing SS benefits since I turned

I am 70 and I have been drawing SS benefits since I turned 66. My ex husband and I divorced 5 years ago. We were married for 30 years. He made more money than I did. He is turning 63 this year. Will I ever be eligible to draw on his benefits? I do not know if he has started to draw benefits yet. I doubt it because he works full time and makes over $100,000.00 a year.

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