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I am a 64 year old female. My husband passed 15 years ago. I
I am a 64 year old female . My husband passed 15 years ago. I have a handicap daughter who collect my husbands social security because it is greater then her ssd. They are also give me my husband SS b… read more
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lev-tax
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I was married for 27yrs, divorced, remarried 28 yrs later,
I was married for 27yrs, divorced, remarried 28 yrs later, divorced, My question is can I receive benefits from my first marriage? Second marriage was 2 yrs together, married 7. … read more
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emc011075
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IN 1999 I WAS APPROVED FOR SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS BASED ON
IN 1999 I WAS APPROVED FOR SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS BASED ON HEALTH PREVENTING ME FROM WORKING! I WENT PHYSICALLY TO THE SOCIAL SEC. OFFICES AND ASK IF I SHOULD APPLY UNDER MY DECEASED HUSBANDS BENEFI… read more
Andy4712
Andy4712
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I'm a widow. I will be getting my husband's Social Security
I'm a widow. I will be getting my husband's Social Security at the age that will get me the maximum amount I can get. (I think it's 67, in 6 years) Will I be getting 100 percent of his amount then or … read more
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lev-tax
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I am currently receiving SS. I am going to apply for
I am currently receiving SS. I am going to apply for Survivor Benefits from my recently deceased husband. Based on the 2015 SS Act i understand I should defer my current SS benefit and apply for the l… read more
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lev-tax
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When can I collect on my husbands(who passed away), social
When can I collect on my husbands(who passed away), social security? … read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
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Am I able to collect SS benefits from my deceased spouse
Am I able to collect SS benefits from my deceased spouse even though I collect SS under my own work record? Is it true a widow may collect both? … read more
Barbara
Barbara
Enrolled Agent, Paralegal
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My husband and I were married when he died 20 years ago.
My husband and I were married when he died 20 years ago. Only now has it occurred to me that perhaps his social security check was greater than mine. How can I pursue this now? I have his SS #, his de… read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
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I have recently (2 years ago) relocated from Pennsylvania to
I have recently (2 years ago) relocated from Pennsylvania to California where the costs of living are higher. I am 67 1/2 years old and my husband is deceased. I receive SS benefits based on his earni… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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Here's one. I am a 62 year old women collecting SS
Here's one for you. I am a 62 year old women collecting SS disability for between six and seven years. I am divorced from my ex-husband over 10 years ago. I did remarry and he died 5 years ago. Since … read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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I have been married twice, my second husband has died but only
I have been married twice, my second husband has died but only a little ss would be added on to mine. Should I wait until my first husband dies because of the greater SS I would receive? Could I colle… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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I have been drawing my social security since about 2000 and
I have been drawing my social security since about 2000 and am now 77. My husband began drawing social security due to permanent disability in 2006. My social security amount was higher than his. He d… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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I was recently widowed and was told by the local Social Security
I was recently widowed and was told by the local Social Security office that I would be receiving my social security benefit rather than my husband's. I started collecting at age 62 and my husband sta… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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My husband collected disability and then went on to social
My husband collected disability and then went on to social security at 66. I retired at 63 and I'm collecting on mine and his. My question is this. If he dies what percent of his ss. do I get as a sur… read more
Loren
Loren
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My sisters husband passed away recently. Both of them have
My sisters husband passed away recently. Both of them have contributed to S.S. and have the requisite quarters. My sister also has a public pension (she lives in Ohio). She has been receiving a SS che… read more
Taxtom
Taxtom
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If a couple have been married for 19+years, if one dies (both
If a couple have been married for 19+years, if one dies (both being social security recipients) is the survivor qualified to receive the ss benefits of the deceased spouse if it is greater than the su… read more
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how is ssi split between the present spouse and the divorced
how is ssi split between the present spouse and the divorced spouse of someone who died and the women are both drawing their full social security… read more
dylatess
dylatess
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JD
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Husband and wife both born in 1948. Retirement age is 66.
Husband and wife both born in 1948. Retirement age is 66. If husband defers at 66 and waits till 70 to take ss his benefit goes up by 8% a year. If wife takes ss at age 66 she gets benefit based upon … read more
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