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I've been married twice for over 15 years each. I am
I've been married twice for over 15 years each. I am currently 78 years old and am concerned which wife can collect my Social Security after my death? Or can both collect? … read more
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Lev
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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 58 years old. My husband passed away 9 years this Sept.
I am 58 years old. My husband passed away 9 years this Sept. Would I qualify for spouse benefits? … read more
YawxO
YawxO
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I am collecting half of my ex husbands SS. He passed away.
I am collecting half of my ex husbands SS. He passed away. Have been told I can get the full amount. How do I go about getting it. … read more
Carter McBride
Carter McBride
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I am eligible to apply for my ex-husband's benefit, based on
I am eligible to apply for my ex-husband's benefit, based on the length of the marriage. He's getting $1800 a month and I get less than that. Can I switch to his benefit and get the $1800 a month or d… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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We have been married 56 years. Wife started collecting SS at
We have been married 56 years. Wife started collecting SS at 62 and husband at 66. What is the death benefit for each if the other dies. Thanks … read more
Lev
Lev
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41,535 satisfied customers
My wife is approaching retirement age ahead of me. My
My wife is approaching retirement age ahead of me. My forcast benefits are higher than hers, is there penalties for her activating her benefits ahead of mine? … read more
Lev
Lev
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What % of my monthly Social Security benefit would my
What % of my monthly Social Security benefit would my surviving spouse receive? I am trying to decide to begin SS payments at 66 or wait until 70 if added amount my surviving spouse would receive is e… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
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My first husband died in April at 62 of Cancer he never
My first husband died in April at 62 of Cancer he never remarried am I entitled too his social security till I'm old enough to collect my own? … read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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I been married for 35 years. My husband recently left me for
I been married for 35 years. My husband recently left me for a younger woman. Am I still entitled to a portion of his social security benefits when … read more
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emc011075
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I would like to know if a married couple have been married
I would like to know if a married couple have been married for 33 years now, and over the age of 70 and have been receiving payments of disabilty to each, does the remaining diable spouse get any of t… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
41,535 satisfied customers
Social Security Benefits - * Married taxpayer, age 47 is
Social Security Benefits -* Married taxpayer, age 47 is killed in car accident. * Surviving spouse is 46 and will have expected earned income for 2018 of $ 15,500. * Two living children ages 14 & 19 (… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
41,535 satisfied customers
My wife past away almost 2 years ago I will be 55 soon and
My wife past away almost 2 years ago I will be 55 soon and she would have been 58 at what age can i collect her S.S. ? … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
41,535 satisfied customers
If a spouse dies and the deceased spouse ss has been
If a spouse dies and the deceased spouse ss has been activated and the others has not, can the surviving spouse collect the ss of the deceased until 70 when they then activate their own ss? They make … read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
6,664 satisfied customers
Although I am still working I am trying to determine if I
Although I am still working I am trying to determine if I should start my SS retirement at 66. I have re-married and my ex-wife (>10 years) also remarried. I was informed that my ex-wife's husband … read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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Can my wife, as we are both living, collect a portion of my
can my wife, as we are both living, collect a portion of my s.s. income at this time? I am 67 and she is 58 and not working! … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
41,535 satisfied customers
My husband has been married before years. If he passes away,
My husband has been married before for 40 years. If he passes away, will I be able to collect his Social Security? Will his ex-wife be entitled to collect his Social Security? Can we both collect his … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
41,535 satisfied customers
how many years do you have to be married to collect your spouses
how many years do you have to be married to collect your spouse's ss when he passes away and what percentage of his ss do you receive as the surviving spouse?… read more
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retirementlawyer
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