Join the 9 million people who found a smarter way to get Expert help

Recent Retirement questions

If I become disabled after already receiving S.S. will it

If I become disabled after already receiving S.S. will it change my benifits?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. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.Customer: I started receiving benefits at age 62 at 65 I had some spinal cord damage and am no longer able to do many things that are needed to perform the machinist job.The company I retired from offered me a job.JA: Is there anything else the Retirement Accountant should be aware of?Customer: Not that am aware.

Read more

LawTalk

Attorney at Law

Juris Doctor

35,158 satisfied customers
I am an USA retired citizen collecting social security.My

I am an USA retired citizen collecting social security.My wife is also collecting social security on my work recordMy wife is a Canadian citizen who has permanent residency status in the USAWe crossed the USA/Canadian border on oct 6th, 2016 and are renting a condo in British Columbia. we do not have any residence in the USAWe would like to know if my wife does not apply for USA citizenship and loses her USA "green card", is she still eligible to receive usa social security benefits and any widow benefits,as long I maintain my USA citizenship?Thank You

Read more

TaxRobin

Vocational, Technical or Trade School

22,384 satisfied customers
I was suppose to receive my first SS check January 20017 and

I was suppose to receive my first SS check January 20017 and have not received it. Please advise me what is going on with my benefit check.###-##-#### Chris Hillis.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. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.Customer: As I asked, I have not received my first benefit check, why not?JA: Is there anything else the Retirement Accountant should be aware of?Customer: Not that I am aware of

Read more

Stephanie O Joy, Esq

Managing Lawyer/Advocate

Doctoral Degree

11,798 satisfied customers
Is it possible to get a copy of the statement showing my

Is it possible to get a copy of the statement showing my benefits for the year 2017?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. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.Customer: I need a copy of the statement to get a employer health benefit.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Retirement Accountant should know?Customer: no

Read more

Lane

JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS

Doctoral Degree

19,722 satisfied customers
How are social security benefits divided up when a divorce

How are social security benefits divided up when a divorce occurs?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. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.Customer: Husband is 60 years old, wife is 50 years old. Husbands social security benefit at age 62 (in 2019) is $2k/month, wife's at age 62 (in 2028) is $1.4k/monthJA: Is there anything else important you think the Retirement Accountant should know?Customer: Since are divorce is underway, the lawyer's say social security benefits are determined by federal regulations, and therefore do not need to be included in the divorce decree, I want to know how the federal regulations work and what is the outlook for these future funds

Read more

emc011075

Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent

Bachelor's Degree

4,940 satisfied customers
My ssh disability is approx 1500net....I thought I called to

My ssh disability is approx 1500net....I thought I called to advised I worked for 2015 for elections ..made approx $600.total. how much a full year can I make? Before deductions is approx 1700...I will call to be sure I reported having worked, I think I remember a 880figure...not sure if total for year. Nervous, ElizabethJA: 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 the Retirement Accountant should be aware of?Customer: I was advised 2014 no state tax was do..if I did not work or get a check from my former employer other than pension, I was having federal deducted ...I ran into a big tax bill from state of almost 900.00..I made sure to deduct 800.00 by the time I remembered previous tax bill..2surgeries in 18 months will overwhelm just a little bit. I made sure to pay upfront any taxable amounts from 401k...I broke it..so very little left..Will I finally not have a crazy tax bill...with sis and retirement approx 30,000yr.

Read more

LawTalk

Attorney at Law

Juris Doctor

35,158 satisfied customers
My husband will be 62 in April 2017. I it best to work as as

My husband will be 62 in April 2017. I it best to work as long as possible? Do we need to inform his employer?

Read more

keeperumiami

Sr Financial & Tax Consultant

Bachelor's Degree

9,410 satisfied customers
My husband, who is 61, has recently been diagnosed with

My husband, who is 61, has recently been diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's. He is still currently working, but do not know how long that will last. Not sure whether he should retire or apply for disability.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 the Retirement Accountant should be aware of?Customer: Online the disability application talks about income, which he has right now.

Read more

keeperumiami

Sr Financial & Tax Consultant

Bachelor's Degree

9,410 satisfied customers
Do I go to inform. As my husband died, Do I just go to sleep

Do I go to inform. As my husband diedJA: The Retirement Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.Customer: Do I just go to sleep office with copy of death certifiateJA: Is there anything else the Retirement Accountant should be aware of?Customer: We both were getting as checks,I have paid into it all my life and as a sub nurse I am still paying.do I lose my check and just get my husbands,which is larger but not by much

Read more

Lane

JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS

Doctoral Degree

19,722 satisfied customers
View more social security questions
In The News