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The money I paid into Social Security was earned in Missouri
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My wife may have a minimum retirement (maybe $200 per month) from Norway. She now has US social security of $450 per month. If she takes the Norwegian retirement will that reduce the US social securit… read more
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My wife suppose to retire in October at age 62 . She has 17+ years and a Union job. Also she's already getting about $ 170 pension in Romania for 21+ years worked there. This will affect her SS Pensio… read more
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My spouse is 64 he is a retired fireman, he falls under the
My spouse is 64 he is a retired fireman, he falls under the government windfall. If he goes back to work paying into social security would he still be penalized with the windfall? And could he draw fr… read more
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I am a retired educator of 28 years in Maine. I am currently
I am a retired educator of 28 years in Maine. I am currently receiving a pension from the Maine State Retirement System. I have more than enough quarters worked to qualify for SS benefits. Why is it t… read more
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I have a pension and understand that my ss benefit will be
I have a pension and understand that my ss benefit will be reduced because of it. I am divorced and know that my ex's ss will be higher than mine. Can i claim under her ss. … read more
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not sure yet.... have double citizenship... not sure if the windfall elimination provision would apply to my us retirement since i get a french retirement as well... right now i am looking for experts… read more
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