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Can a widow[divorced husband ] continue her own SSN benefits

Can a widow[divorced husband ] continue her own SSN benefits and her past husbanddeceased benefits as allowed in SSN to her?

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If I am working full-time, am at full retirement age of 66

If I am working full-time, am at full retirement age of 66 and start drawing my social security benefits, does my employer continue to withdraw social security from my paycheck?

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I am 65 and have collected SS since I turned 62. My husband

I am 65 and have collected SS since I turned 62. My husband turns 66 (full retirement age) on 2/15/17 and would like to retire. Will I be able to collect off of him when he retires? Since I never had a high paying job my benefit is a very sad amount, and it would increase by more then double if I can collect off of his.

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Social security question. Cannot seem to get an accurate

Social security question. Cannot seem to get an accurate answer. I am 63 years old. My full benefit at age 66(full retirement) would be $2600 per month. I have 2 minor children. If I retire now, by monthly benefit will be $2000 per month. Can you tell me how much in benefits each of my children would also receive if I retire now.? Secondly, when my oldest reaches 18 and no longer qualifies, would my benefit for my youngest increase? There is no spouse involved.

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My Ex-husband passed away June 13,2016 last month. We had

My Ex-husband passed away June 13,2016 last month. We had been married 2 weeks short of 18 years. We were divorced in 1993. I am on Social Security Disability now and I am wondering if I can draw on his Social Security. He was several years older then me.

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My husband died 10 days short of s 70th birthday. He hadn't

My husband died 10 days short of his 70th birthday. He hadn't taken out his social security yet. I had been taking 1/2 of his amount in place of my own. Do I qualify to take out any of the money he never was able to?

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I am a widow and on Social Security benefits from my

I am a widow and on Social Security benefits from my diseased husband's at the age of 66. My son is on disability. If my son applies for money from my husband's social security, will it take money from my monthly check?

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I got a letter from the SSA on July 12 stating I owe

I got a letter from the SSA on July 12 stating I owe $9133.00 from an overpayment last year (2015) I turned 62 in June last year and got my first check for $1543.00 on July 8 2015. SSA claims I had work income (wages) last year.What I had was a lump sum settlement, paid to me in May 2015, one month before my SS started. The settlement was for a National Labor Relations Board unfair labor practices lawsuit filed in 2013. It was not wages or self employment income.I never expected to get anything from it so it was a surprise. When I filed my taxes in 2016 I called my local SSA office and asked if I had gone over the income limit. The guy said they didn't count anything that wasn't wages or self employment income so I was ok.I called the local office and my call was forwarded to another office somewhere else. I haven't been able to talk to anyone because of long wait times. And they were supposed to call me back and that hasn't happened yet.What can I do?

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I am 71 years old, but still employed as an Adjunct

I am 71 years old, but still employed as an Adjunct Professor at The State University of New York. I have no immediate plans to retire but have been told that I can still receive benefits without jeopardizing my job. Is this true, and how do I implement this?

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