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I have been receiving ss spousal benefits since 2004 under
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 was widowed in 2004 at only 39 yrs old.... My twins drew
I was widowed in 2004 at only 39 yrs old.... My twins drew their dad's soc sec until the turned 18,, about 6 or 7 yrs. I have always been employed and worked. The question is this.. If I re-marry, do … read more
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I went to my local soc sec office two days ago, with a
i went to my local soc sec office two days ago, with a marriage cert, and death cert, and was told that I am NOT able to collect my husbands soc. sec as survivor benefits. Is this correct? … read more
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lev-tax
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I TURN 66 IN AUGUST. I WAS MARRIED YEARS AND DIVORCED.
I TURN 66 IN AUGUST. I WAS MARRIED FOR 17 YEARS AND DIVORCED. I AM GETTING DIFFERENT ANSWERS FROM DIFFERENT SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICES. I WAS UNDER THE IMPRESSION I COULD APPLY FOR SOC SEC WHEN I TURNED … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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I am currently collecting my own soc sec benefit. I'm
I am currently collecting my own soc sec benefit. I'm married & the beneficiary of all my husband's assets, inclding his soc sec benefit. I was told by a friend that if my husband dies before me, & I … read more
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Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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In 2010 I retired from the State of Iowa. I had been a widow
In 2010 I retired from the State of Iowa. I had been a widow for 15 years at that time and I was 63 at the time I retired. I went to the Social Security office and applied for SS benefits. I was advis… read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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My husband turns 66 in February 2016. I turn 66 in April
My husband turns 66 in February 2016. I turn 66 in April 2017. My husband was planning to collect Soc Sec in Feb when he turns 66 and continue to work. I was planning to do do the "file and suspend" i… read more
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LawTalk
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Juris Doctor
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My wife passed away at age 60 in Oct 2014. I will be 60 in
My wife passed away at age 60 in Oct 2014. I will be 60 in Nov 2015. I currently make $43,000 per year. My wife's FRA Benefit at age 66 would have been $1621. I went to Social Security last week and t… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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I began receiving soc sec benefits based on my earnings history
I began receiving soc sec benefits based on my earnings history in 2003 at age 62. My husband began receiving soc sec benefits based on his earnings history in 2011 at age 66. Since his earnings histo… read more
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LawTalk
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I am 72 and single. I collect $2,400 a month in Soc. Sec retirement
I am 72 and single. I collect $2,400 a month in Soc. Sec retirement benefits. I have no other income. If I marry someone who receives $1,400 Soc. Security retirement benefits, will either amount be af… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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Hello, I have been on SSD for many years. I have tried
Hello, I have been on SSD for many years. I have tried several times to go back to work full time, but every time I have tried I can never do it. I would last about a month or so full time and then en… read more
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dylatess
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I am 88yr old widow. My spouse died 41yrs ago at the age of
I am 88yr old widow. My spouse died 41yrs ago at the age of 50, I was 49. I worked for 30 yrs,retired at 65,and collected my soc sec benefits. Was I able to collect my husbands soc sec monthly benefit… read more
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ShawnA
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At age 66yrs, in 1 1/2 yrs I can receive my my deceased husbands
At age 66yrs, in 1 1/2 yrs I can receive my my deceased husbands SS, which is much larger than mine, however, I want to re-marry. Will I lose that SS and then have to revert to mine, which is much les… read more
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retirementlawyer
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I WAS MARRIED FOR 21 YEARS. (I HAVE NOT RE-MARRIED). MY EX-SPOUSE
I WAS MARRIED FOR 21 YEARS. (I HAVE NOT RE-MARRIED). MY EX-SPOUSE WILL BE 66 IN OCTOBER, 2012. I AM NOW 65. CAN I COLLECT THE 1/2 PORTION (SOC SEC) OF MY EX, WHILE I WORK FULL TIME, AND CONTINUE TO AD… read more
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Loren
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I was widowed on June 17, 2010 and am drawing on my own
I was widowed on June 17, 2010 and am drawing on my own Social Security, and only $380 from my deceased husband's Social Security benefits.(Total $1150.) When I retired at age 65 in 1999, my Soc. Sec.… read more
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I plan to retire from school teaching in May of this year. I
I plan to retire from school teaching in May of this year. I will not turn 66 until my next birthday on September 30, 2012. I plan to file for my late husband's social security benefits because they a… read more
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Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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how is ssi split between the present spouse and the divorced
how is ssi split between the present spouse and the divorced spouse of someone who died and the women are both drawing their full social security… read more
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I am widow. previously told not elibible for my deceased husband
I am widow. previously told not elibible for my deceased husband Soc. Sec. His name Soc.Sec.# XXXXX Anothny T. Ross My Name Patricia A Ross my Soc.Sec.# XXXXX My gross monthly income from employment i… read more
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