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My husband who was 67 collecting social security has just
My husband who was 67 collecting social security has just passed away and am wondering if I would be able to collect on his social security I am 63 years old my full retirement is at 66 yrs 2mo … read more
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I have a surviving spouse question. My husband died in 2017.
My husband died in 2017. He was 68 and had been collecting benefits for about 2 years. About 2,200 per month. Of course that stopped when he passed. I was told I needed to be 64 or make less than a certain amount to get his benefits. I wanted to know if I would get his benefits when I turn 64 next year? … read more
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Does Social Security limit the income of the spouse who is
Does Social Security limit the income of the spouse who is receiving survivors benefits. She is 62 years old and her husband was 62. Should she wait until she is 67 years so she doesn't have an income… read more
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I just turn 60 this July. My husband passed away on
I just turn 60 this July. My husband passed away on 12/24/2007; my daughter is receiving social security benefits $ 1879 monthly. I am retired from New York Life, where my husband was retired too from… read more
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If a person starts collecting social security DISABILITY
If a person starts collecting social security DISABILITY benefits at 56, 10 years before full retirement age, do they receive their full retirement benefit or is it reduced? If reduced by what %, plea… read more
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My husband died Oct 2014 and I was not aware I could receive
My husband died Oct 2014 and I was not aware I could receive survivor benefits I am 63 years old Is this true?… read more
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My husband died in 1986, we didn't have children, I was
My husband died in 1986, we didn't have children, I was working and continued to work. I was told that because we had no children in the marriage, I wasn't entitled to my husband's social security unt… read more
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Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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My husband died of an unexpected heart attack june29,2011.He
my husband died of an unexpected heart attack june29,2011.He was 56 yrs old and 90% of our household income.When am I eligible for spousal security retirement ? It has been quite a struggle financiall… read more
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Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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I am a 62 year old federal employee I am also a widow, since
I am a 62 year old federal employee I am also a widow, since age 59. My question is I am considering retiring and I am trying to get someone to tell me what my benefits for SS will be and if I am cons… read more
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I am on a widow's pension. I am 68 years old and believe I
I am on a widow's pension. I am 68 years old and believe I have 40 quarters of work experience. If I apply for my own benefits will it affect my widow's pension?… read more
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Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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My husband will turn 65 tomorrow. He stopped working in June
My husband will turn 65 tomorrow. He stopped working in June of this year. To date, he has earned $34,000 from his recent job and collects a NYS Fire Fighter Pension of about $50,000 year. He has file… read more
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My wife passed away 3 years ago. She worked and contributed
My wife passed away 3 years ago. She worked and contributed to SS since 1971. I will be turning 62 in a few months and continue to work. My plan is to work and retire at 67 and then collect my SSI. my… read more
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I am a 62 year old Louisiana retired educator who paid for
I am a 62 year old Louisiana retired educator who paid for state retirement bens (not social security). I was widowed at 36 and my husband paid in social security until he was 40. After retiring from … read more
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My husband, with Soc.Sec. Number: ***-**-****, passed away
My husband, with Soc.Sec. Number: ***-**-****, passed away on Feb. 24th, 2015. A letter dated March 19, 2015 was received several days earlier with Survivor Insurance, along with Retirement and disabi… read more
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My husband passed away May 2012 he was the provider for our
My husband passed away May 2012 he was the provider for our household can I collect his social security benefits? We were married September 1998.… read more
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May I ask you, My husband was a retired on Disability, he had
May I ask you, My husband was a retired on Disability, he had a pension but he passed away recently, When can I start claiming my pension as surviving spouse?… read more
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I will be 64 in April and have been widowed for 4 years. My
I will be 64 in April and have been widowed for 4 years. My husband paid into SS for his entire work life. I worked in public education for over 13 years and have paid into TRS for that time period. I… read more
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I receive my spouse social security he was in a plan that he
I receive my spouse social security he was in a plan that he received half of his retirement and half from social security. He died about 12 years ago, how can I receive spousal annunity… read more
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