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Inquiring for a friend. She is 81 yrs old, and her husband
Hi, inquiring for a friend. She is 81 yrs old, and her husband died about 3 yrs ago. Can she collect the amt of ss that he was receiving instead of her own ss? … read more
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My niece's former husband (father of their son) just died.
My niece's former husband (father of their son) just died. She was told by SS that SHE cannot get a caretaker's benefit -- only her son gets survivor's benefits -- because they divorced before her ex'… read more
Stephen G.
Stephen G.
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I am turning 60 this year. Can I take my deceased husbands
I am turning 60 this year . Can I take my deceased husbands social security benefits and defer mine? What percent will I get at 60? … read more
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Lev
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Started receiving SS three years ago under my husbands SS.
Started receiving SS three years ago under my husbands SS. Called today to find out what I will get this August under my SS and was told I was already receiving under mine. Somehow they didn't pay und… read more
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How are you. let me try to explain this the best I could. My
Hi, how are you. let me try to explain this the best I could. My mom is 71 years My father is 75 years old. My father receive disability 7 years, before he was eligible for his social security at 62 y… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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My sister is 65 years old. She is divorced but was married
My sister is 65 years old. She is divorced but was married to her ex-husband for 21 years. He ex-husband recently died but would have turned 66 in April 2020. My sister has been collecting approximate… read more
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I am collectioning Social Security now, my wife is 60 and
I am collectioning Social Security now, my wife is 60 and disabled but didn't work long enough to get enough credits to qualify for Social Security benefits, can she collect part of what I get? … read more
Lane
Lane
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My first husband died in April at 62 of Cancer he never
My first husband died in April at 62 of Cancer he never remarried am I entitled too his social security till I'm old enough to collect my own? … read more
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emc011075
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A friend of mine is turning 62 and is divorced. She heard
A friend of mine is turning 62 and is divorced. She heard that there was a way she could file SS on her divorced husband of 11yrs and receive a SS security check from his SS without having to file her… read more
Robin D.
Robin D.
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
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Husband dies at 64, Husband dies at 64. Wife collects on
Husband dies at 64. Wife collects on husband's benifits until she turns 70 and then requests her S/S. Can she collect a portion of his and now hers? … read more
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emc011075
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I heard you can get a $15,834 more on you ss retirement.
I heard you can get a $15,834 more on you ss retirement. Some kind of loophole! And how to receive full benefits (99%) at age 62? Please and thank you. … read more
PDtax
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My wife is older than me, age 65 and I am 62. She has been
My wife is older than me, age 65 and I am 62. She has been getting social security since she was 62. I am going to wait till I am 66 to start collecting social security. She was told we could collect … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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My Daughter husband died in 2009. He had been on disability
My Daughter husband died in 2009. He had been on disability because he was on kidney Dialysis. Their "special needs" son, disabled since birth, is also collecting SSI based on his father's SSI. When h… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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im 8 years older then my ex husband, can i collect my ss at
im 8 years older then my ex husband, can i collect my ss at 62 then switch to his when he is 62… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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My wife was previously married for 22 years and was legally
My wife was previously married for 22 years and was legally divorced 25 years ago. The couple had 3 children together. My wife started collecting SS at age 66 and her current age is 69. Her ex-husband… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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My husband collected disability and then went on to social
My husband collected disability and then went on to social security at 66. I retired at 63 and I'm collecting on mine and his. My question is this. If he dies what percent of his ss. do I get as a sur… read more
Loren
Loren
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About a year ago I called Social Security to determine the
About a year ago I called Social Security to determine the status of my wife's monthly Social Security check (based on my lifetime earnings) as we were in the process of divorce. I was told by an agen… read more
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Husband and wife both born in 1948. Retirement age is 66.
Husband and wife both born in 1948. Retirement age is 66. If husband defers at 66 and waits till 70 to take ss his benefit goes up by 8% a year. If wife takes ss at age 66 she gets benefit based upon … read more
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