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My wife is a retired teacher and has teacher's retirement.
My wife is a retired teacher and has teacher's retirement. can she collect widow's benefits from my Social security retirement benefit when I die ? … read more
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My wife worked for the Post Office for 31 years and draws a
My wife worked for the Post Office for 31 years and draws a pension. If I die before her will she get my full SS benefit or will it be reduced due to the windfall act. If it is reduced, how much? … read more
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My first wife took my social security benefits when we got
My first wife took my social security benefits when we got divorced. … read more
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I receive a Massachusetts state pension of $3000. and a
I receive a Massachusetts state pension of $3000. and a social security pension of $330. each month. Deceased wife pension is $1450. each month. Would I benefit by claiming deceased wife's social secu… read more
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I am 71 years old, my wife is 66 years old. We both started
I am 71 years old, my wife is 66 years old. We both started drawing SS benefits at 62. If I die, sometime, will my wife get some of my SS benefits?… read more
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My father died march of 2015, my mom notified SS of s death
My father died march of 2015, my mom notified SS of his death and expected to recieve the greater of the 2 benefits which would be my fathers. She was notified at that time of WEP and GPO due to she h… read more
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I am on IND disability retirement as a CA LIO, Calpers, and
I am on IND disability retirement as a CA LIO, Calpers, and have been since 1998. My calpers benefit is about 2743/mo. I have been retired with SSA since 2004. My SSA benefit was reduced by WEP to 434… read more
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My sister age 70 receives disability from working government
My sister age 70 receives disability from working for the government but her husband who is now deceased paid into Social Security but since she had a higher income was not able to collect his benefit… read more
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I am 68 and receive full ss benefits. If my wife retires and
I am 68 and receive full ss benefits. If my wife retires and receives benefits at 62 will she receive a reduced survivor benefit when I die even after she reaches age 66… read more
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I am 77 years old but still work full time as a university
I am 77 years old but still work full time as a university professor. I have been taking my SS benefits since age 62. My benefits were reduced for two reasons: (i) for starting at 62; (ii) for receivi… read more
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If my wife has been collecting Social Security based on my
If my wife has been collecting Social Security based on my earnings for several years and then retires, is her reduction due to her retirement caculated from what she is currently receiving or is it c… read more
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This question is based on the assumption that Ill predecease
This question is based on the assumption that I'll predecease my wife. I'm retired from both military and civil service and my wife has SBP entitlement from both retirements. Will her Social Security … read more
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I am 62 and male. I am qualified to receive social security
I am 62 and male. I am qualified to receive social security payment beginning at any time I choose, I assume. My wife's career was primarily outside the social security system and she does not qualify… read more
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I am 66 and collecting social now. My wife is 62 and is a
I am 66 and collecting social now. My wife is 62 and is a retired teacher now collecting her pension through the State of Nevada PERS. Her contributions to SS were minimal through odd jobs she had ove… read more
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If my low income wife claims early SS benefits at age 62, her
If my low income wife claims early SS benefits at age 62, her benefit is calculated to be about $750/mo (based upon $1,000/mo at age 66 less 25%). My benfit at full retirement age is $2,400/mo. Can my… read more
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If I am drawing SS benefits, but my wife is not eligible (gov
If I am drawing SS benefits, but my wife is not eligible (gov employee), and I die, does she receive any SS benefits? Thanks… read more
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OK...Ill give this a try. I am a widower who is about to retire,
OK...I'll give this a try. I am a widower who is about to retire, age 62. I have paid into PERA for 21 years and into Social Security for about the same amount of time, but not concurrently. How will … read more
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I am 66 and receiving social security payments. My wife is
I am 66 and receiving social security payments. My wife is 61. she does not have any significant wages and will not qualify for any benefits on her own. is she eligible for for spousal under my benefi… read more
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