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My wife is 67 yrs old and has been collecting so. My wife is
my wife is 67 yrs old and has been collecting ss since 62. I will be 66 in July and also have been collecting ss since age 62. Her rate is approximately 400 per month . Mine is approximately 1500 per month. I have recently been told by friend that she could have been receiving an amount equivalent to half of my benefit. Is this true, and how do I get info about this. Dave … read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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JD
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I am 62 and my husband is 71. He started drawing benefits at
I am 62 and my husband is 71. He started drawing benefits at 70. We decided to delay receiving benefits for him so he could collect a larger amount. If something happens to him, would I receive the fu… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Does this cost money to ask a question? I will not be 66
I will not be 66 until 1-15-20. I am engaged to someone over the age of 66 who collects railroad retirement, but not social security. Can he collect spousal SSI from me since he has not earned enough to qualify on his own for social security? Is there a minimum wait period after we are married for him to apply? … read more
Lev
Lev
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I resigned my widow benefits due to someone gave wrong
I resigned my widow benefits due to someone gave wrong advice, when I resigned my benefits SS personal told me I can get it when I become 55. I'll be 55 in April can I claim my benefits as a widow aga… read more
Lev
Lev
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My 14yr old son lives with me and gets ssn disabilty
my 14yr old son lives with me and gets ssn disabilty benefits from his father,so my question is should his father get the check instead of me … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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My husband retired from CSR transportation and did not pay
My husband retired from CSR transportation and did not pay into social security his whole career. I work as a nurse and do pay into social security. We have a mentally disabled son who is 25 yrs old a… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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MY 86 yr old friends husband died 3 years ago at age 85.He
MY 86 yr old friends husband died 3 years ago at age 85.He was getting $1.700/mo. in retirement benefits. She is only getting $1,300/mo. She was told by the social security office that she was only en… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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My friends sons dad is in prison but was on disabailty
my friends sons dad is in prison but was on disabailty before he went to prison can his son now file for auxilary benifits? … read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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JD
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I LOST MY HUSBAND IN 2005 .I STARTING TAKING A WIDOWS
I LOST MY HUSBAND IN 2005 .I STARTING TAKING A WIDOWS BENEFIT WHICH WAS HIS SOCIAL SECURITY ABOUT 6 MONTHS AGO. A TAX LAWYER TOLD ME I COULD GO BACK AND CLAIM HIS SOCIAL SECURITY FOR 11 YEARS THAT HE … read more
emc011075
emc011075
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I was married to my ex-husband years and we had 7 children
I was married to my ex-husband for 17 years and we had 7 children together. We divorced in 1983 and I never remarried. He remarried, but only for 5 years, and is now divorced but has lived with a woma… read more
Lev
Lev
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I have a retarded brother who receives railroad retirement
I have a retarded brother who receives railroad retirement from my father... that passed away ,,, is he still eligible for social security ??? he is 67 yr old and works at a sheltered work shop , and … read more
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My husband retired last Feb or April 2012 at age 67, at which
My husband retired last Feb or April 2012 at age 67, at which time he began to receive his social security benefits. I am now 62. we were divorced in Oct 2012. Is it possible for me to collect on his … read more
Megan C
Megan C
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A friend of mine was married in 1964 and her husband divorced
A friend of mine was married in 1964 and her husband divorced her in 1974. They were married a little more than 10 years. Would she be entitled to any of his Social Security benefits based on their 10… read more
R. Klein, EA
R. Klein, EA
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Master's Degree
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my husband of 23 years died in May of 2007 and i received the
my husband of 23 years died in May of 2007 and i received the lump sum. they told me that was all i was entitled too at the time. As time goes on, I question why???? or if i am entitled to some of his… read more
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dylatess
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My childrens father turned 62 years old November 2012
My children's father turned 62 years old November 2012. I have Two children one 17 years old and one 14 years old, going to high school. Can the children qualify for social security benefits from thei… read more
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Taxtom
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My father died at age 64, he started collecting social security
My father died at age 64, he started collecting social security at age 62 when he was diagnosed with cancer. My mother is currently 63 years old and works and hopes to continue working for 7 more year… read more
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dylatess
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my friend(male,69) has been trying to get spousal benefits,
my friend(male,69) has been trying to get spousal benefits, and questions answered for a couple of months. he has talked to a soc. sec. agt in his town and at their initial conversation, he was told b… read more
Taxtom
Taxtom
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It has just came to my attention that I may have been given
It has just came to my attention that I may have been given the wrong information on my Social Security and Railroad Retirement benfits when I retired July 31, 2004. Because of a fine line exception w… read more
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