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If my wife files for her own retirement benefits before
Hello. If my wife files for her own retirement benefits before reaching FRA, will she be penalized later when she switches to her spousal benefits when I file for my retirement benefits after reaching… read more
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When can I collect on my husbands(who passed away), social security? … read more
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A woman was married twice, she did not get a divorce, her
A woman was married twice, she did not get a divorce, her first husband died. She remarried and her second husband died. She is just turning age 62. Can she claim the smaller Survivor Benefit at age 6… read more
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I am a female age 67 and i work ,also i am getting servivor
i am a female age 67 and i work ,also i am getting servivor benefits from my late husband Will i be able to apply for my deceased husbands social security at age 70 sence his would be more than mine … read more
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I'm 51 and have been collecting disability $842 month My
I'm 51 and have been collecting disability $842 month My husband just passed in April his amount was $2163. Can you tell me why I would not be getting 71.5% of that. I am collecting $992 on survivor b… read more
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I started to receive Widows Benefits when I turned 60. I was
I started to receive Widows Benefits when I turned 60. I was told when I turned 66 I would receive my husbands full benefits. Is this accurate? … read more
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For the last 10 years, I have been collecting benefits under
For the last 10 years, I have been collecting benefits under my deceased husband's survivor benefits. I am now 65 years old and I am wondering if I should decide to switch to my own benefits when I re… read more
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If a person starts collecting social security DISABILITY
If a person starts collecting social security DISABILITY benefits at 56, 10 years before full retirement age, do they receive their full retirement benefit or is it reduced? If reduced by what %, plea… read more
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I'm a widow past 21 months, I'm 62 years old and currently
I'm a widow for the past 21 months, I'm 62 years old and currently employed. I visited with a SS representative locally to inquire about widow benefits. I was told that as long as I'm employed I wont … read more
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I was told that I could receive my x wifes SS benefits when
I was told that I could receive my x wifes SS benefits when I turn 60 because We both never remarred. She was get SS before she passed. Is that true and if so, do I need to still wait till i'm 60 ? I'… read more
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My widower's benefits expire Feb 1st. One son...will be 16
My widower's benefits expire Feb 1st. One son...will be 16 Feb 5th. My husband passed away 5 years ago. Without this income, I'm afraid that I'm going to lose our home....and even more! It's been a ba… read more
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My husband was receiving SS when he died at, when I reached
My husband was receiving SS when he died at 69, when I reached 60 I took the allowed reduced amount of his benefit. I will be 62 soon and do not understand the change in the filing-as-a-spouse-first s… read more
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My husband was on disability ssi.he passed away and social
my husband was on disability ssi.he passed away and social security told me at age 60 I might get widows benefits? I turn 60 in October. how much would I be able to receive?… read more
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I have a question on spousal support in Social Security.
I have a question on spousal support in Social Security. Scenario: 1. Women is 58 years old 2. She just divorced from 2nd marriage after 20 years of marriage. 3. Her first marriage was 11 years. 4. He… read more
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I recently lost my husband. He was 71 years old and had been
I recently lost my husband. He was 71 years old and had been drawing his Social Security benefit. I am 45 years old, we also have a 6 years old son together. My husband also received Social Security b… read more
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I am eligible for survivor benefits from my late wife as we
I am eligible for survivor benefits from my late wife as we were married over 10 years. Can I receive survivor benefits in addition to my own social security payment when I reach retirement age?… read more
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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
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Request an expert pertaining to Social security benefits. Would
Request an expert pertaining to Social security benefits. Would a widower be eligible to receive reduced SS benefits at age 60 based on his own SS claim, and then when he reached full retirement age, … read more
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