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I took early retirement/disability and so did my husband. I worked in civil service for 23 years and my husband worked for railroad. My husband died in 2012 I lost my social security and began only co… read more
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Social Security questions: My husband passed away in 2015. He was retired from the Federal Government. I receive a monthly survivors benefit check. My husband had SS taken out of his paychecks. I went… read more
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My husband was a federal employee and passed away in 2015
My husband was a federal employee and passed away in 2015 and I receive a survivor benefits check each month. I am 66 and still working. My employer does not take SS out of our check. Its put into an … read more
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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
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My ex-husband and I were married 23 years, divorced in 1985.
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I am 61 years old and need information about retiring. I was widowed when I was 38 and my husband was 42. Can I receive benefits from his social security, he would have been 67 years old this year. If… read more
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My husband died recently at age 62 and contributed to SS all
My husband died recently at age 62 and contributed to SS all his life. I was a teacher in Massachusetts and receive a monthly pension. Will I receive any of my husband's benefits or will that impact t… read more
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