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When I went with my husband to enroll for social security I
When I went with my husband to enroll for social security I was trying to decide if I wanted to draw from mine or his. He set his up and then we worked on mine. Long story short I decided to draw from… read more
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My husband passed in March of March 2019 , he was 85 and was getting as, I'm a retired teacher I draw a pension from teachers association, I dont get as … read more
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My late husband ( age 67) paid SS for 40+ years. I am a
My late husband ( age 67) paid SS for 40+ years. I am a retired teacher with no contributions to SS. I was told because I withdrew money from my retirement fund & invested it, I was not to receive any… read more
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Started receiving SS three years ago under my husbands SS.
Started receiving SS three years ago under my husbands SS. Called today to find out what I will get this August under my SS and was told I was already receiving under mine. Somehow they didn't pay und… read more
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My husband is receiving $1748 a month in SS retirement
my husband is receiving $1748 a month in SS retirement benefits, I receive $648. If my husband passes I'm entitled to re ceive his higher benefit instead of mine, Correct? can you tell me if as a wido… read more
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Can I switch from my social security check to my deceased husbands at anytime ? I am getting my soc security check even though his was higher . There are Reasons that I chose mine .… read more
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My husband has just died. I received the death benefit of
My husband has just died. I received the death benefit of which I am thankful for. However, I received my usual amount I receive from my own employment. I now also ,have received an amount from my hus… read more
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if a person is drawing a pension from the company they worked for, can they still draw social security. … read more
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I currently am 71 years old (BD=2/22/1947), I am a widow, I
I currently am 71 years old (BD=2/22/1947), I am a widow, I am currently a full time employee of a college, I currently draw SS compensation from my late husband (Myron C. Roberts, Jr. SS####-##-####.… read more
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My husband is deceased. His social security payments were
My husband is deceased. His social security payments were greater than mine. I m 84. We were married 60 years. It has been suggested to me that I might be entitled to his amount. … read more
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My husband passed away in the beginning of August will I
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I collect a survivor's benefit of ~ $1200/mo from my late husbands
I collect a survivor's benefit of ~ $1200/mo from my late husbands RI teacher's survivor benefit, which began to pay me when I turned 60 yrs. I will be turning 65 in a year, and have been told by a ra… read more
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My husband and I have been getting ss benefits for several years and because of advertising on TV it has occurred to me that I may not be getting benefits that I should. I am a retired teacher in Texa… read more
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Actually this is a medicare question. I am going to turn 65
Actually this is a medicare question. I am going to turn 65 on Dec. 25 2011. Currently I am semi retired as a substitute part time teacher not receiving much income. I am currently not receiving socia… read more
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I am 64 years old. How do I get a human to talk with and get to assist me with social security benefits regarding the "off-set" issue in the State of Maine. I am a retired Maine State Teacher who was … read more
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I am a recent widow and applied for SS in Sept. I just received
I am a recent widow and applied for SS in Sept. I just received a 'notice of award' letter in my name with my husbands ss# XXXXX it states 'your benefit is $0 as a widow and $0 on my own earnings reco… read more
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