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Does having a retirement pension affect social security
Does having a retirement pension affect social security benefits? … read more
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Why can't I draw my husbands ss after his death. I am a retired Texas teacher and I receive my retirement benefits. I also draw a small check from my own ss. … read more
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I and my husband are both retired in our 70's. He draws full
I and my husband are both retired in our 70's. He draws full social security while I draw about $940/mo as his spouse … read more
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I receive SS retirement benefits based on my late husband's
I receive SS retirement benefits based on my late husband's payments. However Windfall prevention is being taken out because I worked for government agency. My husband did not work government agency. … 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'm 62 years old and only had 4-5 qtrs. of Social Security
I'm 62 years old and only had 4-5 qtrs. of Social Security deductions before I started my Civil Service career. I had deductions taken for the old Civil Service retirement and am drawing my retirement… read more
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I are trying to qualify for a small SS a benefit, reduced
Second opinion] I are trying to qualify for a small SS a benefit, reduced because of WEP. If my husband dies before I do, will I receive his larger SS benefit?… read more
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I are trying to qualify for a small SS a benefit, reduced
I are trying to qualify for a small SS a benefit, reduced because of WEP. If my husband dies before I do, will I receive his larger SS benefit? … read more
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I am 67 years old and still work. My employer doesn't take
I am 67 years old and still work. My employer doesn't take Social Security out of my paycheck. My employer deposits the 6.2% that would go to SS and another 6% in an IRA account of my choosing. My hus… 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 planning to retire in June and I am divorced, we were
I am planning to retire in June and I am divorced, we were married over 10 years and I think I will be ale to do that. I would like to start collecting Social Security under my x husbands social security which would be 50% of his, he is 66. in March when I turn 66 and suspend mine until age 70. I will be collecting a Pension in June but I don't think I will be affected by WEP because I have worked 30 years under social Security. My question is will the SS I receive under my x husbands SS will it also be unaffected by the WEP? Clear as mud? … read more
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I am 67 years old and still working full time. I have not
I am 67 years old and still working full time. I have not contributed to social security in more than 20 years, but I have 23 years of substantial earnings under SS.I received Social Security Survivor… read more
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I am a retired 30 year federal employee and receive CSRS and
I am a retired 30 year federal employee and receive CSRS and a small social security of $143.00 per month do to WEP. My husband passed away 11/21/2015 and he was collecting Social Security. I received… read more
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My husband was a federal employee and passed away in 2015
My husband was a federal employee and passed away in 2015 and I receive a survivor benefits check each month. I am 66 and still working. My employer does not take SS out of our check. Its put into an … read more
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My husband will soon be 63 and qualifies for his own ss
My husband will soon be 63 and qualifies for his own ss benefit. I'm only 59 and will have a government pension. Will his SS benefit be reduced? … read more
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I have been trying to collect on my ex-husbands social
i have been trying to collect on my ex-husbands social security, was married from 1973 to 2002....i contacted my local office and they told me that his money was in a Gov.Pension since 1983...and that… read more
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receiving a social security check on my own income... retired
receiving a social security check on my own income... retired from government after 20 years and then worked for 15 on job withholding social security. my government annuity is .66 higher than my soci… read more
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Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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I get a 2.00 widowers benefit from a husband who died at the
I get a 2.00 widowers benefit from a husband who died at the age of 64 and received two checks because he died. I am penalized because he applied for his social security before age 66 because he was i… read more
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