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1) My wife and I are over 75 and both collecting social security, me benefits are larger thanhers. If I predecease my wife what social security benefits is she eligible to continue receiving (mine-the… read more
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My wife Josephine R. Dennis was set up and has been receiving her social security benefit on the last Thursday of the month by direct deposit to her bank account however, this month she has not receiv… read more
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My first wife took my social security benefits when we got divorced. … read more
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I received an answer to my first question. I want to ask a second. My deceased husband's first wife is still alive. When they divorced, I believe she filed for his benefits. The SSA personnel said she… read more
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My husband died on November 18, 2015 at age 74 of kidney
My husband died on November 18, 2015 at age 74 of kidney failure and he was receiving his SS payments each month. He retired at 70. We were married on August 15, 2015. I'm currently 53 years old. We l… read more
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My wife us 62 and collecting a reduced social security benefit. I am 67 and collecting a full much higher benefit. We have been married more than 10 years. If I die, how is her new benefit calculated … read more
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Confused about spousal benefits. I'm about to be 66. FRA. Is my wife (63) entitled to spousal benefits of half my benefit? Thinking I could let her benefit grow until she's 70 and have her take the sp… read more
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Hello My Mother recently lost her husband, as a government worker he had a very small SSA benefit. His postal pension was signed over to his first wife. She had been married twice before. Can she appl… read more
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I will begin receiving my benefits in September. When it applied,
I will begin receiving my benefits in September. When it applied, there were questions regarding my ex-husband, indicating I may qualify for some of his benefits. We had 2 kids, were married 13 years.… read more
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I was married to my first wife for 11 years. She never worked or paid into Social Secuirty. We will both be elligible for SS next year. I intend to start drawing mine. She is currently married and has… read more
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I am trying to put my financial affairs in order,for my wife, in the event of my death. I know of a lot of husbands who have died and left their wives in a mess. I am 72 and currently drawing S S. My … read more
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A wife that never worked started collecting off her husbands
A wife that never worked started collecting off her husbands socal security at 62 while he retired at 64 to get benefits. He has since passed almost 16 years ago. The spouse is still receiving her red… read more
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My mother is the surviving first spouse of my father, who recently
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My friend and her husband of 25+ years receive very little in social security benefits because they were employees of the government for most of their lives. Can my friend claim her first husband's so… read more
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My sister who is 58 was married for 20 years when they got
My sister who is 58 was married for 20 years when they got divorced. She never remarried. Her ex who is 62, still works, was in the military & did remarry (his wife passed away w/i the last year). My … read more
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My wife and I, age 57 and 59, are not yet receiving SSA benefits.
My wife and I, age 57 and 59, are not yet receiving SSA benefits. I am currently unemployed. She is terminally ill and not collecting SS disability. If either one of us should die before our retiremen… read more
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