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Me and my wife are receiving SS benefits - I am 78 wife is
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My wife worked for Duke Energy. She passed away in 2002 at age 45. I was a US Postal Service employee under the Civil Service Retirement System. I had to take the early out in 2003 because we had a 4 … read more
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I have a question relating to WEP for a UK Government Pension … read more
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I retired at 62 and opted to draw SS on my earnings. I am
I retired at 62 and opted to draw SS on my earnings. I am now 78. My wife also retired at 62 and opted to draw SS on her earnings. She is now 79. If I die, what SS $$ will she be eligible to draw from… read more
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What are the benefits for a surviving spouse? I am 70 yrs. old and presently collect $2535 per month. Wife is 50 yrs. old. Should I die tomorrow, what are her benefits and when is she eligible to begi… read more
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I receive a monthly social security benefit of about 1450
I receive a monthly social security benefit of about 1450 based on my deceased (2006) husband's social security. I am planning to marry a friend of more than fifty years in two weeks. He receives a mo… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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My wife and I are both receiving Social Security. She
My wife and I are both receiving Social Security. She started at 62 and I started at full benefit age 66. My SS is 2 and 1/2 times my wife's. When I am deceased what benefit can she expect to receive?… read more
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My wife and I are retired. Since our retirement both of us
My wife and I are retired. Since our retirement both of us have also been collecting social security each month, a result of both of us contributing to the social security fund during our employment. … read more
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My wife has more than 40 quarters of contributions into the
My wife has more than 40 quarters of contributions into the Social Security System, but for the last 16 or 17 years she has worked as a school teacher in a Texas school district that is not part of th… read more
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Hello. I receive a pension under the Civil Service Retirement System and my wife will receive a survivor annuity if I predecease her. My wife will soon have 40 quarters under Social Security. Two ques… read more
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I plan to retire next year at age 65. My wife, who was born
I plan to retire next year at age 65. My wife, who was born in Holland and is now 67, has already retired and took a benefit of about $500/mo at age 62 based on her own work record. She had worked suf… read more
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My wife is a retired, public school teacher receiving a pension
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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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My wife is 18 months older than me and begin collecting 588
My wife is 18 months older than me and begin collecting 588 a month last year at her 62nd birthday. I plan to work till 66 or even 70 and should collect the maximum as my income has exceeded 200,000 a… read more
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