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My husband died in February, 2018. I had an appointment at
My husband died in February, 2018. I had an appointment at my local social security office and was told I am eligible for survivor benefits on Aug. 3, 2018. I would get a letter explaining what I woul… read more
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I was married for 27yrs, divorced, remarried 28 yrs later, divorced, My question is can I receive benefits from my first marriage? Second marriage was 2 yrs together, married 7. … read more
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I have been receiving ss spousal benefits since 2004 under my husbands social security . I received 1/2 the amt. of his benefit. I do not qualify on my own but qualified under his because i was eligib… read more
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I retired from the postal service. I applied for ss benefits I have all the credits needed, but they told me since I had retired from the postal service that I couldn't double dip. I would like to kno… read more
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How many years of work to you need to receive a social security check? I paid into social security for a total of twenty years and have 40 credits. I am now 69 years old. Also I retired from civil ser… read more
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I retired at 62 this year. My wife retired at 55 (now 60) from the federal government under a federal employee pension. Will she at any point, be eligible for benefits under my SS?… read more
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How can I find out if my 91 yr old friend who has never collected
how can I find out if my 91 yr old friend who has never collected s.s. is eligible to collect. He assumed because he collected a vetrans pension is could not receive these benefits. I have his s.s. nu… read more
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I have paid into social security 32 quarters in years 1964
I have paid into social security 32 quarters in years 1964 through 1972. Since then I have had no income. What benefitsare available to me? I am 69 years old now?… read more
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Hi, I'm single, retired, own my home, and my birthday, later this month, will be my 65th. I have 36 quarters of the needed 40 to be eligible for social security benefits. I am currently retired receiv… read more
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I worked for the Hawaii County Fire Dept from 1967 - 2000 and worked a full-time job for 2 yrs before the fire dept. and continued working part-time jobs to earn social security credits (forty quarter… read more
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Hello. Question on ss benefits. I am 62 yrs old and applied for social security. I had worked for the municipality of Anchorage (Alaska) for 32 yrs. Early in my working years with the muni I was given… read more
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