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My husband passed away on 5/10. I just received a letter
my husband passed away on 5/10. I just received a letter from SS that referred to the death benefit of $255 but it also said that benefit was the only one I would receive at this time. From my phone c… read more
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My husband recently passed away. He and I both drew/draw
My husband recently passed away. He and I both drew/draw Social Security benefits. His is more than mine. Can I draw his now for the full amount or am I only entitled to half of his benefit? … read more
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My husband deceased at age 77 and drew SS. I am now 79, and
My husband deceased at age 77 and drew SS. I am now 79, and since he drew more than I do. Can I draw his SS ? I realize I cannot draw both but can I draw his since it was larger? … read more
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My husband just passed, im trying to let ss know and see if
my husband just passed, im trying to let ss know and see if i am entitled to draw anything on him since we were only married a short time. can you please help? … read more
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I was drawing on my husbands social security, s being gher
I was drawing on my husbands social security, his being higher than mine. I recently am divorce, do my benefits changed?… read more
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I am divorced. I took early retirement at 62. My ex waited
I am divorced. I took early retirement at 62. My ex waited until he was 67. At the time of my retirement I was told my amount was greater and I could draw a minimum off him. Since he has retired could… read more
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My wife and I are 66 and 67 years old and both receive SS benefits.
My wife and I are 66 and 67 years old and both receive SS benefits. She got them 62 as she is disabled. My brothers wife gets extra benefits from him (both are now drawing SS). Does both of us on SS i… read more
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i was married to my ex husband for 46 years why cant i draw
i was married to my ex husband for 46 years why cant i draw half of his social security i also draw ss… read more
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I TOOK MY SOCIAL SECURITY AT 62-MY HUSBAND WAS RETIRED PRIOR
I TOOK MY SOCIAL SECURITY AT 62-MY HUSBAND WAS RETIRED PRIOR TO THAT [HE IS 14 YRS OLDER]TOLD AT THE TIME THAT WHEN I WAS 65 I WOULD BE ELIGIBLE FOR 1/2 OF HIS-AND TO REAPPLY AT THAT TIME-I DID -I AM … read more
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my husband and I are both receiving social security and are
my husband and I are both receiving social security and are both at full retirement age....he is 74 and I am 70. I have never claimed nor received spousal social security benefits in addition to my ow… read more
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I have been receiving my own social security havering been
I have been receiving my own social security havering been told by a SS employee that I could not draw from my husband. Been drawing since age 62. Now at age 70, my husband is claiming I can draw moni… read more
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My husband passed away in 2004. He took his social security
My husband passed away in 2004. He took his social security early at 62 and was drawing $1118. However, I will reach full retirement age at 66. I started drawing social security (my own) at 62. I am c… read more
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Megan C
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Can you explain spousal benefits to me? My husband who is
Can you explain spousal benefits to me? My husband who is currently 67 has been collecting ss since he was 62. I have been the major breadwinner in this household. I'm currently 65 and haven't decided… read more
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I am 62 and draw Social Security Diablity off my own earnings.
I am 62 and draw Social Security Diablity off my own earnings. The gentleman at our local office in Alabama told me I might could draw more if I drew off my ex-husband's earnings. He check for me and … read more
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I am about to turn 60 in August. I have been married three
I am about to turn 60 in August. I have been married three times. First marriage for 16 years, second for 14 years and am currently married to my third husband. A financial advisor told me that I coul… read more
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I have applied for social security at age 62 and was told I
I have applied for social security at age 62 and was told I can also draw on my husband's as well. he is still living at age 74. i have 3 notice of awards. one is on my social security and the other s… read more
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I am retired from a NYS mental hospital. I never paid into
I am retired from a NYS mental hospital. I never paid into SS as it use to be optional. My husband did however. He took his full social security benefit upon retirement. He passed away two years ago a… read more
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Divorced from husband. Married 24 years. He has passed away.
Divorced from husband. Married 24 years. He has passed away. Been drawing my own social security since age 62. Will b 65 in oct. Am going to apply for survivors benefits since my ex husbands was more … read more
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