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My husband passed away 5 years ago. I didn't know that when
My husband passed away 5 years ago. I didn't know that when a spouse dies that the remaining spouse is entitled to the higher of the 2 Soc. Sec. incomes. What must I do to receive his higher benefit..… read more
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My husband passes we both get soc sec checks what do I do
My husband passes we both get soc sec checks what do I do next … read more
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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 in August, how do I go about
My husband passed away in August, how do I go about receiving the $225 death benefit? … read more
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I have been married since 1989 and separated years now.
I have been married since 1989 and separated for 7 years now. I get soc sec disability. My husband receives soc sec and we have a daughter 17 that gets money from him. What happens when he passes away… read more
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Sirs: I have failed to let my tax man have my statement of
Sirs: I have failed to let my tax man have my statement of benefits I have received 2015. I cannot find my statement Soc Sec sent to me. I must have misfiled it. Can you get me these numbers? I am sor… read more
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My husband turns 66 in February 2016. I turn 66 in April
My husband turns 66 in February 2016. I turn 66 in April 2017. My husband was planning to collect Soc Sec in Feb when he turns 66 and continue to work. I was planning to do do the "file and suspend" i… read more
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Spouse retiring in July 2015 - at 66. Full retirement age
Spouse retiring in July 2015 - at 66. Full retirement age for soc sec. Has pension from state after working at University for 47 years. Has earned less than me but can live on pension without taking s… read more
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My father passed away on 9/11/12. My 89 year old mother
My father passed away on 9/11/12. My 89 year old mother remains. Both received soc sec checks, Dad's being the larger one. We notifed soc sec and they paid the one time death benefit pronto. Said they… read more
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I have been divorced from a 17 year marriage for over 15 years.
I have been divorced from a 17 year marriage for over 15 years. My ex is 85 years old and still living. I am 76. Can I collect my ex-husbands soc. sec. benefits?… read more
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I was widowed on June 17, 2010 and am drawing on my own
I was widowed on June 17, 2010 and am drawing on my own Social Security, and only $380 from my deceased husband's Social Security benefits.(Total $1150.) When I retired at age 65 in 1999, my Soc. Sec.… read more
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Hi...I was married to someone for 12 years and he passed away
Hi...I was married to someone for 12 years and he passed away and I did not know it until yesterday. He passed away 8 years ago. ...I am divorced from him for 20 years. He was re-married for part of t… read more
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My husband passed away 1/15/2012 and I received his check on
My husband passed away 1/15/2012 and I received his check on 1/25/2012 I called soc sec and they said to send it back and they will send a revised one next what am I supposed to do this month?… read more
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Oklahoma. I was told I could not get my exs soc. sec. untill
Oklahoma. I was told I could not get my ex's soc. sec. untill he died. I am 67, and he is 71. How can I get his soc. sec. now. I make 517. per mo.He's wealthy. I'm barely getting by even w/ medicare. … read more
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my husband works as a sub contractor. his social security
my husband works as a sub contractor. his social security is not taken out of his pay. we have never filed anything but our irs taxes. we do have an accountant do these for us each year. my husband be… read more
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My sister is 56yr and her husband is 64yr their daughter are
My sister is 56yr and her husband is 64yr their daughter are 15 and 17yrs. She has been receiving Soc Sec benefits (money) monthly for herself and their daughters because of her husband. Am 59yrs and … read more
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I received a note that indicates non-contributory Social Security
I received a note that indicates non-contributory Social Security earnings of $160 a month may be credited to veterans who served after Sept. 15, 1940 and before 1957. It also stated that Social Secur… read more
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I have been receiving Soc. Sec. Disability for 16 years. I
I have been receiving Soc. Sec. Disability for 16 years. I am now 62 and my husband will be 65 in October. I believe my payments were based on the years I had worked. My husband has been collecting So… read more
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