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I collect one half my benefits since I was in the Postal
I collect one half my benefits since I was in the Postal Service. I got my 40 quarters, but they said I can only receive half. Since then my exwife is now receiving benefits, we have been divorced 20 … read more
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I am 66. Born feb 1950. My wife is 66 born sept 1950. I
I am 66. Born feb 1950. My wife is 66 born sept 1950. I applied, started taking ss at 66. My wife had applied and started taking ss at 62 based on her own earnings of 19 years. I get the max benefit o… read more
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keeperumiami
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I retired at 62 this year. My wife retired at 55 (now 60)
I retired at 62 this year. My wife retired at 55 (now 60) from the federal government under a federal employee pension. Will she at any point, be eligible for benefits under my SS?… read more
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How do i put my name on the list so as to be grandfathered
How do i put my name on the list so as to be grandfathered in? I was born in 1937. … read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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My birthdate is 03/28/1948. I will start SSI 10/30/2016.
My birthdate is 03/28/1948. I will start SSI 10/30/2016. Married for 30 years, my wife and I live and work in the US. My has correct documents but is still a Canadian citizen. Can she collect SSI off … read more
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I am a retired federal employee under CSRS. I have earned
I am a retired federal employee under CSRS. I have earned over 40 quarters under Social Security. Can my wife draw on my SS benefits now before reaching full retirement years and then draw on her SS a… read more
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I retired from the Fed GOV in 2000 at age of 55 and was give
I retired from the Fed GOV in 2000 at age of 55 and was give full retirement because I saved three FED GOV jobs by taking early retirement. I became a flight attendant for American Airlines in 2000 an… read more
TaxRobin
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My wife is 58 yrs of age & retired Federal employee under CSRS.
My wife is 58 yrs of age & retired Federal employee under CSRS. I am nearing 62 and have a 401k retirement. If I apply for social security, how will it affect my wife's retirement?… read more
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PDtax
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I am a retirement annuity and am 68 yrs old. My ex-wife is
I am a retirement annuity and am 68 yrs old. My ex-wife is 62 soon to be 63 and is working full-time for the Postal Service (over 30 yrs). She has told me she can apply to receive one half of my month… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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My ex-wife has been receiving Civil Service Disability Retirement
My ex-wife has been receiving Civil Service Disability Retirement benefits years. Since retiring from her Postal job she has worked at a number of private sector jobs with Social Security coverage. Sh… read more
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My wife has just retired (age 62) as a school teacher in MA.
My wife has just retired (age 62) as a school teacher in MA. She was a stay at home mom while our children were preschool age. Prior to our children she had worked in the private sector and accumulate… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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Hi Megan. I am a recently retired Federal employee. I am under
Hi Megan. I am a recently retired Federal employee. I am under FERS (Federal Employee Retirement System). I am 58 years old and am due to refeive a "Special Supplement" from OPM based on my SS earning… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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Hello. I receive a pension under the Civil Service Retirement
Hello. I receive a pension under the Civil Service Retirement System and my wife will receive a survivor annuity if I predecease her. My wife will soon have 40 quarters under Social Security. Two ques… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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I am a retired Fed Civil Service employee with CSRS pension.
I am a retired Fed Civil Service employee with CSRS pension. I also had > 40 qtrs with SS deduction (non Fed employment) and my SS pmt is significantly reduced by the Govt Pension Offset. I am now … read more
Megan C
Megan C
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I am retired under CSRS from the federal government and I was
I am retired under CSRS from the federal government and I was subject to the WEP but I did have enough quarters to get a small pension from social security. My wife plans to retire in April and start … read more
Megan C
Megan C
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My wife retired in 2010 from civilian service under the CSRS
My wife retired in 2010 from civilian service under the CSRS pension plan and did not earn SS credits for herself. I retired in September 2013 at age 63 under the civil service CSRS pension plan earni… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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I currently receive a Civil Service annuity after working 35
I currently receive a Civil Service annuity after working 35 years for the Postal Service. I received approximately 2 additional years of CSRS credit for time working for the Forest Service when I pai… read more
Taxtom
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I am retired under the Civil Service Retirement System. I
I am retired under the Civil Service Retirement System. I have elected the maximum (55%) survivor benefit for my wife should I pre-decease her. She will have "substantial earnings" under social securi… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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