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I am 64 and collect ssdi. I also work part time. I am not

I am 64 and collect ssdi. I also work part time. I am not able to work over 20 hours per week or my disability benefits will be terminated. I feel I should wait until i am 65 and then try to collect retirement benefits and still work especially since the minimum wage rate is going up and I will hardly be able to work 10 hours a week. I should explain that I was an engineer and because of tremors I could not handle stress any more and now work for the Salvation Army under much less stress - but the SSA is calling the work "substantial gainful employment."

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My daughter just turn 18 and received a full SSI payment the

My daughter just turn 18 and received a full SSI payment the first month, now they want to lower her payment because I provide food and shelter. I believe she should get her full benefits, they are still taking my income under consideration.......I want to appeal......your advice would be greatly appreciated....

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I am 62, and I am considering to file Benefits. My monthly

Hello - I am 62, and I am considering to file for SSA Benefits. My monthly benefit is >50% of my Spouse's monthly benefit. Under currrent law, when I turn 65, can I still claim 50% of my Spouse's benefit, eventhough he will not have started collecting SSA benefits?

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I have recently (2 years ago) relocated from Pennsylvania to

I have recently (2 years ago) relocated from Pennsylvania to California where the costs of living are higher. I am 67 1/2 years old and my husband is deceased. I receive SS benefits based on his earnings which were higher than mine. Am I also eligible to apply for SS based on my own earnings in addition to what I receive now? Do benefits amounts differ based on state of residency? Thank you.Ann Marie

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My dad turns 95 in August. He receives approximately $3,000

my dad turns 95 in August. He receives approximately $3,000 each month in social security. Is there any way to increase this amount? I keep thinking the system should pay him more now while he is alive and still able to enjoy it. I know that's probably just wishful thinking. What do you say?

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I just applied social security benefits. I am retired. My

I just applied for my social security benefits. I am retired. My husband is still working. When he retires in a few years and starts collecting his benefits can I still collect mine ?

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Nice name. and my question is two fold. One is when does SS

Good morning Pearl, nice name. My name is ***** ***** my question is two fold. One is when does SS need to know I'm starting a part job Monday. Part two when if at all they might reduce my benefits. Am collecting SSRetire and job pays 9.50 Hr. I will try and keep hours down to stay under the 15720 allowedJA: 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: Does the question! How complicated can get. Does SS start when they get my W4 or wait till next year to adjust my benefitsJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Retirement Accountant about your situation and then connect you two.

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My husband and I both are currently receiving Social

My husband and I both are currently receiving Social Security Disability Benefits. In the event that one of us dies, will the surviving person continue to receive their benefits as well as start receiving the deceased person's benefits as well?

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I am a 62 yr old female working 32 hrs a week. I plan on waiting

I am a 62 yr old female working 32 hrs a week. I plan on waiting until I am 66 to collect my social security. I was married to my ex husband for 28 yrs and I know I am able to receive part of his social security. He is 68 yrs old. My question is can I take part of his social security now at 62 and then mine at 66? Or is it best to wait until I am 66?

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