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My father was a US permanent resident for many years and was
My father was a US permanent resident for many years and was convicted wrongfully and deported back to Mexico. He worked in the US all his life and paid taxes. He is now in Mexico struggling financially and he needs his Social Security Benefits. He has given me a Power of Attorney document that I believe I can use to resolve this matter on his behalf. What should I do next or how do I go about resolving this … read more
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I claimed survival spouse benefits but denied because our marriage last only for 6mos. after he had heart attack.If the requirements at least 9 mos. in marriage, if I dont qualify what other benefits … read more
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My husband's benefit is $2200/mo and mine is $859. Should I
My husband's benefit is $2200/mo and mine is $859. Should I be receiving 1/2 of his? We are both retired. … read more
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Presently collecting SS. Started collecting 5 years ago at age 62. I am a Veteran and recently received a 100% disability from the VA for illness due to agent orange in RVN. Am I entitled to an other … read more
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Lets say my wife and I do not file our income tax for 2016
Lets say my wife and I do not file our income tax for 2016 until Nov/2017.....and now we owe $850.00 for the year. What type of a financial penalty would we receive for sending it in "late" (after Apr… read more
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I am currently a 60 year old ( Birthday is April 1956 ), was
I am currently a 60 year old ( Birthday is ***** 1956 ), was divorced in state of Delaware in May 2006 after 19 yrs and 11 months of marriage. My ex provided 90% of the marital income of 100-150k per … read more
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I lost my husband in 1982. He was retired military. I
I lost my husband in 1982. He was retired military. I receive widows benefits. I am 71 years old. Can i also draw on his social security?… read more
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Getting close to a meeting with my financial advisor later
Hello again Stephanie, Getting close to a meeting with my financial advisor later this week, I do have one scenario I would like you to comment on (please) as to its plausibility. Because for the last… read more
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I would like to know if I can draw from my ex-husbands SS.
I would like to know if I can draw from my ex-husbands SS. We were divorced in 1979 & he remarried. His wife passed away 5 yrs ago. We were married 13 plus years. I am 82. He is 76 & is currently draw… read more
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my 2 yr old is receiving benefits due to his dads disability.
my 2 yr old is receiving benefits due to his dads' disability. i noticed he only got half of the $ we were told he was eligible for. I called and asked Why and was told the other half is for another s… read more
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My x-husband passed 2 yrs ago this August. We were married
My x-husband passed 2 yrs ago this August. We were married 26 yrs, divorced 1 yr before he passed, but still living together. I went into the office to apply for survivors benefits; I went through all… read more
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my husband has seen a lawyer for dissolution. he says i can't touch his social security. I'm 651/2; collecting mine; married 46 yrs.; everthing I've read online says i can so why would his lawyer tell… read more
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My cousin died in the Dominican Republic about a wk ago.
My cousin died in the Dominican Republic about a wk ago. He's been estranged from family here in the states for over 2 yrs after losing a leg to diabetes. a friend called us to inform us of his death … read more
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I am a CSRS Postal Retired disability Carrier. I hired into
I am a CSRS Postal Retired disability Carrier. I hired into the PO in Nov. of 1981. I have 5 yrs. and 11 months of military time. I did not have to buy military time back. Since I didn't pay Social Se… read more
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I am 65, was entitled to benefits from my wifes SS, however
I am 65, was entitled to benefits from my wife's SS, however was denied because I have a city retirement where I paid no SS. I paid in for 7 yrs, 4 was military from 1965-1969. Does the special milita… read more
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I started to collect ss at 62. I am devorced. I was married
I started to collect ss at 62. I am devorced. I was married for 34 yrs. My ex husband salery was much higher then mine. I think i should have been advised to collect off of his ss. Then at 66 yr's old… read more
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Why can I not receive my late husband's ssi due to the fact that I remarried at the ripe old age of 44 due to his death? We were married 25 yrs and he paid into his social security all those years plu… read more
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I am 58 yrs old. I lost my husband last year, so I live here
I am 58 yrs old. I lost my husband last year, so I live here with my disabled adult child. We are getting my husband's SOCIAL SECURITY each of us. I am getting this early because of her living here wi… read more
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