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My mother has been taking "widow's" social security (I am
My mother has been taking "widow's" social security (I am assuming that is 1/2) and her own, since my father passed away in 2007. His was more and I was wondering if she would be better off just using… read more
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My father died Monday at age 79. He started collecting SS at 65. My mom also began collecting her own SS at 65 and she is now 78. What portion of his SS will she be entitled to, and will she keep her … read more
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My sister is 59. Her husband died suddenly of a stroke 3 years ago, at the age of 61. He left no insurance and very little in the way of financial resources. She has asked about spousal benefits and h… read more
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My mom and dad are getting a divorce because can't hardly stand
My mom and dad are getting a divorce because can't hardly stand to be around him he is so vocally mean to her it is pitiful. Mom has always drawn on her social security but it $899.00 a month,Dad's is… read more
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My mom is going to get married again, my dad died 10 years ago. When she contacted social security they told her she did not have to give up my dads social security when she remarried, Is that correct… read more
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Hello, I am wanting to assist my aging and ailing parents
Hello, I am wanting to assist my aging and ailing parents by seeing if one or both could qualify for Medicaid if they make some changes. I would like to move them to Colorado to be close to me. But be… read more
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my mother died in 2008. They were divorced before she passed.
my mother died in 2008. They were divorced before she passed. Can my dad claim any of her social security benefits??? Thank you.… read more
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I am 73 years of age, I began drawing SSI benefits 10 years
I am 73 years of age, I began drawing SSI benefits 10 years ago. 12 years ago my wife died, she was 59 and paid into SSI all of her working life. She retired at age 55 for health reasons, at the time … read more
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My dad passed away last week at age 95. He was drawing social
My dad passed away last week at age 95. He was drawing social security. My mom, his widow, is 81 and also drawing social security but her benefit is much lower. Can my mom draw his benefit as a surviv… read more
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My mother works is 72 and worked for the City of Brea for many
My mother works is 72 and worked for the City of Brea for many years. I understand she does not qualify for SS on her own. My Dad worked since he was 16 paying into SS. Father passed away about 12 yea… read more
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Do I still qualify for the Social Security benefits from my deceased x-wife even tho there are not children living with me . I am totally disabled and was on SSI until she passed away and when the kid… read more
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My mother just retired this May 2011. My father passed away
My mother just retired this May 2011. My father passed away Sept.16,2006. My mother has been drawing off of his SSDI since his death and now that she has retired, the SS office is telling her that the… read more
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In my previous question I ask if a woman drawing social security
In my previous question I ask if a woman drawing social security as caretaker for her daughter, and got married, would her part of the social security stop when she got married. I know the daughter wi… read more
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