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Second opinion] I live in Ma.. I was married for 16 yrs.. I
Second opinion] I live in Ma.. I was married for 16 yrs.. I am on SSDI- I remarried briefly - but remained living at my mothers etc am I still entitled to anything… read more
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I have been divorced 16 yrs after being g. My ex husband is
My ex husband is getting married. Who would be entitled to window's benefit. We were married 29 yrs before we divorced. … read more
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I am married, looking at a divorce ahead. I need to apply
Hello - I am married, looking at a divorce ahead. I need to apply for SSI as soon as possible. I'm concerned that my husband will somehow be entitled to any of the SSI I am able to receive. Is that th… read more
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My husband will turn 66 in February - does he need to wait
My husband will turn 66 in February - does he need to wait until March 1st to draw his benefits so he isn't penalized for not being 66? … read more
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I was told that I could receive 50 % of my husbands SS .. I
I was told that I could receive 50 % of my husbands SS .. I am 64 yrs od and my husband is 68 yrs old. He started collecting at age 66. I went to SS office and they told me that they no longer offer t… read more
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I turned 65 in Oct. 2014and receive SS from my 1st
I turned 65 in Oct. 2014and receive SS from my 1st husband,who I was married to over10 years. I remarried April 23,2015 and informed SS. I was told I was allowed to still receive benefits because my c… read more
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I will be 70 in another week. I applied on line in April to
I will be 70 in another week. I applied on line in April to have my retirement benefit start when I'm 70. I hadn't realized that my wife was old enough to claim benefits on my record (she just turned … read more
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Lane
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Given my wife is legally blind and is applying through
Given my wife is legally blind and is applying for SSI through Allsup, can I at 60 yrs old, file for "my SS spousal benefit only" and later retire and receive my SS benefit? If so is it true qualifyin… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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My husband retired 7 years ago, and I retired at the end of 2015 at age 65. I understand I
My husband retired 7 years ago, and I retired at the end of 2015 at age 65. I understand I can change my SSI benefit payout decision until my 66th birthday. I am not sure of the term, but I want to de… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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I am 67 and have been on social security since I was 62 and
I am 67 and have been on social security since I was 62 and I still work full time, my wife also works and is drawing her ss since she was 62 ,she is now 66. With the changes coming on May 1st am I mi… read more
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PhillipsEsq.
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I understand that beginning May 1st, 2016 social security
I understand that beginning May 1st, 2016 social security recipients like myself and my husband (both on social security disability) will need to lock in our payments due to a new government law signe… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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I collect SSI, age 75 female divorced. was on disability
I collect SSI, age 75 female divorced. was on disability from 2001 then when 65 did I go to regular retirement? I get $1574 per month. ssi ####-##-#### *****###-##-####A. Should I be applying for the … read more
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PhillipsEsq.
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I am a 65 year old widow and wanted to apply benefits from
I am a 65 year old widow and wanted to apply for survivor benefits from my husbands SS. He passed away before he was 65. I was told no I could not, and when I questioned the representative on the phon… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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In light of the recent change affecting spousal benefits, I
In light of the recent change affecting spousal benefits, I want to confirm that we fall within the exception. I am 67 and have filed and suspended with the intent of delaying retirement until 70. My … read more
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Is there a way to file and suspend at 65, before the new law
Is there a way for me to file and suspend at 65, before the new law passes to suspend that capability? Can I also file for spousal benefits after I do that, even tho I am not yet 66 yrs of age?… read more
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PDtax
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I will turn 62 in April, 2016. My husband will turn 65 in
I will turn 62 in April, 2016. My husband will turn 65 in July, 2016. At that time he will file for SS and defer until he is at least 67. The question is this: can I choose to draw 1/2 of my husbands … read more
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PDtax
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Master's Degree
9,534 satisfied customers
I will be 65 yrs old on Jan 26, 2014. My ex-husband will be
I will be 65 yrs old on Jan 26, 2014. My ex-husband will be 62 on Mar 31, 2014. I do not have enough credits for ANY SocSec Benefits. We were married over 15 yrs. Divorced over 2 yrs. I am not remarri… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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My husband would have been eligible for social security had
My husband would have been eligible for social security had he lived. He died at age 60 in Sept. 2011. I was 62 then and still working and I was told that I could not get survivor benefits. In Jan., 2… read more
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PhillipsEsq.
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