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If i start receiving benefits at age 63, will I be eligible
if i start receiving benefits at age 63, will I be eligible for my spouse's benfits at age 65 and 6 months? … read more
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I receive PERS Pension and at 62 applied for Soc. Sec. due
I receive PERS Pension and at 62 applied for Soc. Sec. due to winfall elimination tax instead of $650 a month I was awarded $240 per month. My husband paid into Soc. Sec. over 40 years and were marrie… read more
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I am a retired federal CSRS annuitant. I am also a retired
I am a retired federal CSRS annuitant. I am also a retired State employee who has delayed taking Social Security until age 70. My wife is also a retired State employee who opted to take her social sec… read more
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I worked for a govt agency that elected to become an
I worked for a govt agency that elected to become an authority and not pay into social security. I paid into doc sec for 25 continuous yrs prior to govt agency I worked for making the authority electi… read more
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Will my spousal Social Security benefit be subject to WEP?
Will my spousal Social Security benefit be subject to WEP? My ex-wife and I both receive Civil Service Retirement System pensions. If so, how will the calculation be made?… read more
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What is the 16000 social security bonus that people
what is the 16000 social security bonus that people overlook? … read more
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I am 63. My husband passed last year and had just started
I am 63. My husband passed last year and had just started collecting social security. I am retired from CALSTRs which has strict laws regarding collecting social security. Can I collect my SS widower … read more
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My husband had is retirement benefit since June 2017 at 64
my husband had is retirement benefit since June 2017 at 64 years old ,he was sick and passed December 31 2017 ,they ask me to take my own retirement also I was 621/2 I did we needed but I didn't know … read more
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I am currently receiving surviver benefits. I have worked in
I am currently receiving surviver benefits. I have worked in jobs paying social security until 2008. I rworked iin Illinois for 5 1/2 years until I etired in 2014. For those 5 1/2 years, I did not pay… read more
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Lev
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I had to pay back my husband's soc sec benefits because i
I had to pay back my husband's soc sec benefits because i was a teacher in Illinois. They have kept MY benefits to pay his back to the gov. How can I check my status of how much longer I have to Wait … read more
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My husband passed away last year and Soc Sec advised me to
My husband passed away last year and Soc Sec advised me to apply for widow's benefits, which I did. The Soc Sec office said I should apply for my own benefits at age 70 which will be approx $900 more … read more
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I receive a CALPERS pension from the State of California
I receive a CALPERS pension from the State of California for my county retirement. Social Security taxes were deducted from my wages all the years I was employed by the County of Riverside. I am recei… read more
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I have worked federal government 34 years, am in Civil
I have worked for the federal government 34 years, am in Civil Service and am age 65. I have also worked outside the federal government for 24 creditable years and paid social security and self employ… read more
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I started receiving 1/2 of my former spouse's pension when
I started receiving 1/2 of my former spouse's pension when she retired - because of a CDRO in our divorce settlement. How will this pension money affect my SS benefit? I live in CO if that matters. Th… read more
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I applied social security this past year in June at
I applied for my social security this past year in June at age 63 on my own account. I get 833.00 monthly. I am a widow. I plan to switch to take my husbands social security. His would be 2,133.00 now… read more
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I AM 64 YEARS OLD AND STILL WORKING- I WILL APPLY FOR SOC SEC
I AM 64 YEARS OLD AND STILL WORKING- I WILL APPLY FOR SOC SEC AT AGE 66. MY WIFE IS RETIRED AND IS 63 YEARS OLD AND IS ELIGIBLE FOR EARLY SOC SEC NOW. MY QUESTION IS IF SHE APPLIES FOR SOC SEC NOW CAN… read more
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I was married for 32 years to a Viet Nam vet (served 4 years
I was married for 32 years to a Viet Nam vet (served 4 years in Navy 1964-1968) when he died. I was 49 with a disabled child, my husband was 50. I remarried after 5 years and am now in the process of … read more
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I am a retired firefighter who did not pay into SS on that
I am a retired firefighter who did not pay into SS on that job and am subject to SS "Windfall Elimination Provision" for earnings earned elsewhere. A friend of mine just started getting SS and her "ag… read more
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