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We both receive social security I am 66 he is 67 if we marry
we both receive social security I am 66 he is 67 if we marry what will change? and if we marry and I pass away what is he entitled to ? I make about twice what he makes … read more
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My wife started social security at 62, I did not claim mine
My wife started social security at 62, I did not claim mine until 66. My amount is higher than hers, We are both 73 right now. Can she claim the spousal Social security before I pass away and get more… read more
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emc011075
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I am 70 years old and fighting cancer. I am likely not to
I am 70 years old and fighting cancer. I am likely not to outlive my wife. Both of us have SS income, mine more than hers. Would there be any changes to her SS income after my death? … read more
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emc011075
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My wife passed away just less than 2.5 years ago and I've
My wife passed away just less than 2.5 years ago and I've recently been told that I can take her SSN benefits today, without having to be retired. I'm 63 and not expecting to retire for about 2 years.… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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Can I switch from my social security check to my deceased
Can I switch from my social security check to my deceased husbands at anytime ? I am getting my soc security check even though his was higher . There are Reasons that I chose mine .… read more
ALEX O
ALEX O
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Master's Degree
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Question about a 63 yr old spouse switching from spousal
question about a 63 yr old spouse switching from spousal benefits to survivor benefits. spouse will be 71 with max DRC. Age 71 spouse wants to make sure 63 yr old wife can get 100% benefit ( inc DRC) … read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
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My wife is turns 65 in Oct and will be eligible to apply for
My wife is turns 65 in Oct and will be eligible to apply for her ss benefit not too long after wards. I don't plan on applying for mine for another 4 years as I am still working and do not want to tak… read more
Stephen G.
Stephen G.
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Bachelor's Degree
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I am a year old man collecting my retirement social security
I am a 69 year old man collecting my retirement social security I was told by a friend that I maybe able to also collect servivor benefits on my wife who passed away oct 1,1998 we were married for 25 … read more
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emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
6,702 satisfied customers
Both my wife and myself receive SS, she has been given less
Both my wife and myself receive SS, she has been given less than 4 months to live due to cancer. My SS is more than hers. Will I receive any of her SS after she passes? … read more
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emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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My wife passed away last november, My wife passed away last
My wife passed away last November 30 do I qualfy for Suvivor Benefits?? … read more
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emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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My wife and I both draw SS benefits. I am and started
My wife and I both draw SS benefits. I am 69 and started drawing at age 66. My wife is 66 and started drawing at age 62. If I pass first what benefits does she get Does she get hers p;us what percenta… read more
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emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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I'm 63 & qualify SS. My wife passed away 4 years ago & had
I'm 63 & qualify for minimum SS. My wife passed away 4 years ago & had just started receiving her SS. Can I uplift for hers now & how does that effect mine if so?… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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I have a "what if" question about benefits surviving spouse.
Customer: ***** *****. I have a "what if" question about benefits for a surviving spouse. … read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
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Husband already retired Wife age is 61 Been marry 24 years
Husband already retired Wife age is 61 Been marry 24 years At 62 elect to take SSbenifits She has over 35 years working If she take benifits at 62 base on her record, when husband pass away. can she r… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
13,728 satisfied customers
My wife just passed away recently. Her social security
My wife just passed away recently. Her social security benefit was higher than mine. Am I eligible to apply for her social security benefit?… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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JD
2,542 satisfied customers
I was married years with no children when my wife passed
I was married for 11 years with no children when my wife passed away. I'm going to turn 65 this November. Do I qualify to receive any of her ss benefits? She worked full time for 10 years. Thank you… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
13,728 satisfied customers
My wife passed away 3 years ago. She worked and contributed
My wife passed away 3 years ago. She worked and contributed to SS since 1971. I will be turning 62 in a few months and continue to work. My plan is to work and retire at 67 and then collect my SSI. my… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
13,728 satisfied customers
My wife, 37, died of breast cancer in 1993; we were married
My wife, 37, died of breast cancer in 1993; we were married 12 years. My understanding is at age 60 I can collect either 1/2 of her SS or 1/2 of mine, whichever is greater. Since I am not at SS age, d… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
13,728 satisfied customers
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