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If I am divorced from my second husband and his death
If I am divorced from my second husband and his death followed, would I be able to be paid on my first husbands SS benefits? … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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I received my SS at 62. I am now 85 and heard that I should
I received my SS at 62. I am now 85 and heard that I should be receiving one half of my husbands SS .he is still living also. He is 88. He starting taking his SS at 62. At the present I do not get one… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
27,933 satisfied customers
My husband was drawing spousal benefits against my social
My husband was drawing spousal benefits against my social security. My husband died and I went to the social security office and was told I could draw against his social security rather than my own as… read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
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I am married and plan to file for benefits early out of
I am married and plan to file for benefits early out of financial need. My husband won't file until he's 66. When he dies, do I still get his full payments later? Am I penalized for taking my own SS e… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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My husband died on October 21, 2017. 1) Not sure when his ss
Hello, My husband died on October 21, 2017. 1) Not sure when his ss checks are deposited but possibility that he received a November and a December check. How do I reconcile these distributions? 2) I also receive ss and wonder if there should be an increase in my payments as no longer 2 of us receiving payments? 3) I have death certificate but no marriage certificate that I can locate. Is this a problem? 4) Must I visit a ss office in person? Thanks. … read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
3,325 satisfied customers
Husband dies at 64, Husband dies at 64. Wife collects on
Husband dies at 64. Wife collects on husband's benifits until she turns 70 and then requests her S/S. Can she collect a portion of his and now hers? … read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
3,325 satisfied customers
Ilost a daughter that was on SSDI. She was receiving
Ilost a daughter that was on SSDI. She was receiving benefits from her Dad that past away in 2011. My daughter passed away Sept 1,2016. Her benifits from my husband should be given back to us. Is this… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
I am getting ready to retire. If I marry someone who is
I am getting ready to retire. If I marry someone who is receiving SS now, can we both collect our full benefits?… read more
Robin D.
Robin D.
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
16,188 satisfied customers
Husband already retired Wife age is 61 Been marry 24 years
Husband already retired Wife age is 61 Been marry 24 years At 62 elect to take SSbenifits She has over 35 years working If she take benifits at 62 base on her record, when husband pass away. can she r… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
I am now 78 years old DOB 12/2/1936. As a divorcee I started
I am now 78 years old DOB 12/2/1936. As a divorcee I started collecting my SS benifits at 62 years of age. I married in 2002 my husbands DOB is 4/26/1951. He started collecting his SS benefits when he… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,606 satisfied customers
My husband and I are both 62. He is still working..I am not.
My husband and I are both 62. He is still working..I am not. Can I get my own ss now while he gets spousal 35%...then at 66 he claims and suspends while I get 50% spousal from his earnings. Then at 70… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
i am a widow. . My husband died 6 years ago in 2008,
i am a widow. . My husband died 6 years ago in 2008, at 52.. i did'nt know i could collect ss benefits on him. Can you advise me how to file and collect. Can I collect back ss from the time of his dea… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
my Friends husband, age 79, died in Feb. 2012. My friend will
my Friend's husband, age 79, died in Feb. 2012. My friend will be 64 august 30th, 2012. She never collected spousal benefits during the 14 years her husband, who was disabled, was receiving his social… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
2,450 satisfied customers
hi im 62 when i start ss benifit, got married and 2 children
hi i'm 62 when i start ss benifit, got married and 2 children age 2 and 4 they are both receiving benifit, is my wife entitled to a benifit also ? she's 34 now and not working now just at home tending… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
2,450 satisfied customers
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
647 satisfied customers
i want to check on my husbands benitfts,im interested in spousal
i want to check on my husbands benitfts,i'm interested in spousal benifits,we are still married and have been for 20 years,iwas told that i could get part of his benifits without him loosing anything … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
My husband and I are both working and both 67. is earnings
My husband and I are both working and both 67. is earnings are much larger than mine. I understand that if He applies and suspends his benefits and I apply for his benefits now (deferring my own until… read more
Loren
Loren
647 satisfied customers
If I wait to collect SS off my husbands SS, what happens if
If I wait to collect SS off my husband's SS, what happens if he should pass prior to my 65 birthday benifit? If he passed after I started to receive SS, would my SS increase?… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
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