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I'm 62 years old and only had 4-5 qtrs. of Social Security deductions before I started my Civil Service career. I had deductions taken for the old Civil Service retirement and am drawing my retirement… read more
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I am planning to retire in June and I am divorced, we were married over 10 years and I think I will be ale to do that. I would like to start collecting Social Security under my x husbands social security which would be 50% of his, he is 66. in March when I turn 66 and suspend mine until age 70. I will be collecting a Pension in June but I don't think I will be affected by WEP because I have worked 30 years under social Security. My question is will the SS I receive under my x husbands SS will it also be unaffected by the WEP? Clear as mud? … read more
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