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I have heard that if a spouses benefits are less than the
I have heard that if a spouses benefits are less than the other there might be some benefits for the lower benefited spouse. Can you please explain this or would it be better to call the office? … read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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Can a divorced widow draw retro on her ex husbands account
can a divorced widow draw retro on her ex husbands account if she did not know she had to file for that benifit … read more
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PhillipsEsq.
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JD
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I've been drawing my first husband, Donald M. Woods social
My name is*****'ve been drawing my first husband, Donald M. Woods social security since he passed away in 1988. I'm also drawing my social security. I'm drawing a total of $1733.00 I remarried later, … read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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I am soon to be 63 years old. I have been collecting social
I am soon to be 63 years old. I have been collecting social security since 12/2015. My husband suddenly passed away recently at the age of 61. His income was quite a bit higher than mine. I was told t… read more
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emc011075
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I am 57 yrs old. i was just put on social security
i am 57 yrs old. i was just put on social security disbiliity. my ex makes more money than i. the SS told me that I can not collect her bennifits until i am 62 and retire is this true?… read more
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Megan C
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I am 66 years old- will be 67 in January. I am working full
I am 66 years old- will be 67 in January. I am working full time and plan on waiting to draw social security until I am 70. My benefit will be larger than my husband's. My husband is 61 and will be 62… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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I am 66 years old and have been drawing my social security
I am 66 years old and have been drawing my social security since I was 63 and my husband is 62 and plans on retiring at 66. I have been told that I could be drawing part of his social security since m… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
I was married yrs I have never remarried I am currently
i was married for 15 yrs I have never remarried I am currently collecting social security. My exhusband's social security amount is a little more than mine....Is it possible to collect his?… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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Hi, I am 63 and I plan on retiring by next June. I will be
Hi, I am 63 and I plan on retiring by next June. I will be 64 then and I am a widow, I already know approx. how much my benefits will be. I am engaged and will probably get married just before or righ… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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My husband gets about $1900 for SS monthly. I am 55 years old
My husband gets about $1900 for SS monthly. I am 55 years old and according the the annual statement I get from SS, if I no longer work, my amount would be about $1200. I am hoping to not go back to w… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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when i die can my husband(age 75) receive my ss check instead
when i die can my husband(age 75) receive my ss check instead of his since mine is more than his current check?… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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today is my birthday and I turned 65. I plan on retiring when
today is my birthday and I turned 65. I plan on retiring when I turn 66. I was married 26 yrs and divorced 10 years ago and am considering remarrying in 2014, when I retire. Originally, I had planned … read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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I want to start receiving 1/2 of my ex-husbands SS beginning
I want to start receiving 1/2 of my ex-husband's SS beginning January 2014. Then when I turn 70 (April 4, 2016) stop collecting 1/2 of his and begin collecting all of mine.… read more
Taxtom
Taxtom
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Bachelor's Degree
1,466 satisfied customers
I am 62 and draw Social Security Diablity off my own earnings.
I am 62 and draw Social Security Diablity off my own earnings. The gentleman at our local office in Alabama told me I might could draw more if I drew off my ex-husband's earnings. He check for me and … read more
R. Klein, EA
R. Klein, EA
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I am divorced but was married for over 10 yrs and have not
I am divorced but was married for over 10 yrs and have not remarried. I am 64 + and don't want to take SS until 66. Is there any part of my ex husband's SS that I can collect now, or would I forego so… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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My sister is 76 yrs. old and drawing her social security.
My sister is 76 yrs. old and drawing her social security. Her husband was also drawing his social security & his benefits were quite a bit more than hers. He passed away in mid February & she has aske… read more
Taxtom
Taxtom
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Bachelor's Degree
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My husband has had problems with depression, bipolar disorder
My husband has had problems with depression, bipolar disorder for years. If he ends up retiring at age 62 is he entitled to draw on my social security benefits (mine are much larger than his). I am no… read more
Taxtom
Taxtom
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Bachelor's Degree
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My husband worked a gov. job (state, fed & county) and was
My husband worked a gov. job (state, fed & county) and was retired, he passed away in 1999. I was employed in a federal job for 28 yrs. Am I entitled to a widows pension? Since I have lost his income,… read more
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