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I was married to my husband for 19 years. We divorced and a
I was married to my husband for 19 years. We divorced and a year later we lost him in a car accident. We had two kids. I never remarried. Our kids drew Death Benefits until now, which my daughter is f… read more
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My late husband and I were married he died at age 70. He was receiving social security benefits at age 62. … read more
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I get survivor benefits from my late first husband. His
I get survivor benefits from my late first husband. His widow gets a larger amount. why is that? … read more
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I'm trying to determine if i qualify for social security. My
hello, i'm trying to determine if i qualify for social security … read more
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I would like to know if I could claim some of my husbands
I would like to know if I could claim some of my husbands social security now without it reducing the full amount either of us will draw when hit 70 years. I am 67 and retired at age 65, 2016. My husb… read more
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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
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My husband passed away in 08 with a service connected
My husband passed away in 08 with a service connected disability I draw DIC I was reading that could also get his social security....i have not remarried and I am 55 yrs old … read more
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1. My husband is receiving social security and my two
1. My husband is receiving social security and my two dependent children draw it up to the family maximum. If he dies would I apply for a spouse benefit or would the total amount remain the same (i.e.… read more
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I receive benefits as a widow. Received letter stating that
I receive benefits as a widow. Received letter stating that my monthly benefit amount is being changed. It was changed because it said I am entitled on another record. Will my husband's social securit… read more
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I have been a widow for 2 and 1/2 years and receive my
I have been a widow for 2 and 1/2 years and receive my husband's social security but so many of my friends receive their husbands and 1/2 of their's. … read more
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I just received a notice from social security that a new
I just received a notice from social security that a new amount for the benifit will increase by 2% cost of living raise. The notice went on to show me how the funds would be starting in Jan. 2018. I … read more
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I was expecting an increase to my SSI May of this year when
I was expecting an increase to my SSI May of this year when I turned 70. I called the SSI office and they said yes but you don't see it until October, and no I don't know the increase amount. What? Ho… read more
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I was asked by the woman who was helping me set Humara
I was asked by the woman who was helping me set Humara benefits and I was also asked by the woman who was doing my taxes - Why am I not receiving my husband's social security? … read more
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I am turning 70 on Apr 6 as of now I am on my husband's
I am turning 70 on Apr 6 as of now I am on my husband's social security , who has passed away in 2012. Can I begin to draw of my social security account? Thanks ***** *****nton … read more
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I have been drawing ss from my deceased husband since 2013.
I have been drawing ss from my deceased husband since 2013. I am no 67 and would like to check to see if I can draw more on on my ss than his. Can you help me?… read more
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I am 66 years old- will be 67 in January. I am working full
I am 66 years old- will be 67 in January. I am working full time and plan on waiting to draw social security until I am 70. My benefit will be larger than my husband's. My husband is 61 and will be 62… read more
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I am 70 and received my first social security payment at 62.
I am 70 and received my first social security payment at 62. I married in 2001 - 4 years after my first husband died. I know receive half of my husbands social security and wonder why I can't get eith… read more
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I started collecting my deceased husbands benefits in 2005,
I started collecting my deceased husband's benefits in 2005, when I was 62. I continued working until I was 68. May I collect my own benefits when I turn 70 (if higher than I am now receiving)?… read more
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