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Lev. Trying to decide when to start retirement benefits. Age
Hi Lev. Trying to decide when to start retirement benefits. Age 69 on 09/12/2018. Stopped working in 2017. Application allows going back to 02/2018. Online calculator (simple, ignoring WEP) gives same… read more
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MY PENSION DROPS ALOT IN APRIL 2019. I WILL DRAW MY SOCIAL
MY PENSION DROPS ALOT IN APRIL 2019. I WILL DRAW MY SOCIAL SECURITY NEXT YEAR. I KNOW THAT STARTS IN APRIL 2019 AND I CAN ONLYMLAKE SO MUCH A MONTH. WHICH IS ABOUT 1,700.00. WILL THAT START IN JAN 201… read more
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If I retire in the middle of the year does my previous
If I retire in the middle of the year does my previous earnings count towards my earning limit cap? Once I start to collect benefits, am able to make more than the $1420 per month....ie. is it average… read more
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My husband began his social security this May at age 64. His
My husband began his social security this May at age 64. His benefits started in May. Does May begin the year he can make 15,480 of did it start last January? … read more
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Client is 62 next March 2019. Wants to start drawing Social
Second opinion] Client is 62 next March 2019. Wants to start drawing Social Security. He is a sole proprietor of a business. His wife works in the business on a part time basis but does not get a sala… read more
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I am 64 and am drawing a SS check due to my husbands death.
I am 64 and am drawing a SS check due to my husbands death. He died in 11/17 and that is when I started. I still work but make only the allowed amount; however, I have been offered a job at a salary t… read more
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Can I find out the fee before we start? I am 64, I will be
ok I am 64, I will be 65 in September. I plan to retire in June. Since I am in the early retirement phase, will my wages from January 2018 to June 2018 make it so I can not collect social security until next year? … read more
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I'll be turning 65 in May. I am entitled to half my
Hi there – I'll be turning 65 in May. I am entitled to half my ex-husband's benefits (we were married 20 years, he made more than I, etc.) I would like to start drawing his benefits, and hold off draw… read more
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I am 65 turning 66 in June, 2018. I want to take some funds
I am 65 turning 66 in June, 2018. I want to take some funds out of my portfolio. Do I need to wait until I am 66 or just within the year I am 66? I do take social security and I have heard that after … read more
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I have 2 questions. My husband is 81 years old tomorrow and
I have 2 questions. My husband is 81 years old tomorrow and I am 83 years old so we have been on Social Security for some years. We both have a Drug plan (each different this year) and the cost is ded… read more
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What is our correct SS income for 2018. 12/13/17 my husband
What is our correct SS income for 2018. 12/13/17 my husband John Esau had $1367.50 deposited and 1/10/18 $1369.30 was deposited. Bernice Esau had 938.40 on 1/3/18 and on 12/01/17 $938.50 was deposited… read more
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I expect to receive my first SS payment next month When does
I expect to receive my first SS payment next month When does the time period for earning the maximum $17,040 start? … read more
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I will work the first three months of 2018 then retire &
I will work the first three months of 2018 then retire & start drawing my social security in April when I am age 65. Will the income that I made the first three months count toward halfing to give bac… read more
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I am 67 years old. I stopped working as of 12/31/16.I
My name is***** am 67 years old. I stopped working as of 12/31/16.I received regular employee health insurance through 12/31/17. Social Security tells me since I applied after 8 months after leaving m… read more
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I have applied for my Social Security Benefits on 7/19/17 to
I have applied for my Social Security Benefits on 7/19/17 to be effective as of 8/1/17. I have checked online and my application is being processed. My question is how long does it normally take for t… read more
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I just retired from working for the State of NC and would
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I am 68 years old and have Medicare Part A. I did not get
I am 68 years old and have Medicare Part A. I did not get Part B because I have complete meidical insurance benefits from my husband's work. Someone told me I may have to pay a penalty if I don't sign… read more
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64 1/2, what do I need to do to get started? I received a
I received a paper in the mail that said I needed to get started on getting social security and medicare, before my birthday or I might be fined. … read more
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