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I am a retired teacher in Texas and am receiving my TRS
I am a retired teacher in Texas and am receiving my TRS pension benefits, Am I still eligible for Social Security benefits? If I am still eligible for monthly benefits, what do I need to do to qualify… read more
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My wife is on Texas Teacher Retirement and she receives about $16 per month SS. My question, will she be eligible to receive all or part of my SS is she out lives me. … read more
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I paid into SS for many years before becoming a teacher. I
I paid into SS for many years before becoming a teacher. I currently pay into the Teacher Retirement System. I am considering retiring & want to know how my SS payments will be. … read more
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I have a question about SS survivor benefits. I have a state retirement account so will not be collecting Social Security. Am I still able to claim my wife's survivor benefits if her death precedes mi… read more
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I am 70 and 1/2 and must now take my teacher retirement from Illinois for which I have been eligible for since 2011. I also receive social security monthly benefits since 1993 (on disability since the… read more
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I am a retired teacher/administrator in Texas. I retired in
I am a retired teacher/administrator in Texas. I retired in March of 2015 to take care of my husband who passed away in December of 2015. I receive retirement from Texas teacher's Retirement System (T… read more
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AS A RETIRED SCHOOL TEACHER IN KENTUCKY I RECEIVED 40% OF MY
AS A RETIRED SCHOOL TEACHER IN KENTUCKY I RECEIVED 40% OF MY SS BENEFIT I ONLY HAVE ABOUT 48 QUARTERS. HOW MANY MORE QUARTERS DO I NEED TO INCREASE MY 40% … read more
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If I were to die, would my wife receive my full social
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I am 63. My husband passed last year and had just started
I am 63. My husband passed last year and had just started collecting social security. I am retired from CALSTRs which has strict laws regarding collecting social security. Can I collect my SS widower … read more
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I live in Texas, I am 68years old and plan on working until
I live in Texas, I am 68years old and plan on working until I am 70. I have used the SS retirement calculator to estimate my benefits. However for 8 years of the 50 years of my working life I worked f… read more
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Spousal benefits. Both my wife and I have retired and receive benefits. Hers is minimal because she worked as a teacher for most of her career and was not participating in SS. I understand that she is… read more
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I am currently a California resident. I have an Illinois teacher's
I am currently a California resident. I have an Illinois teacher's pension. I was married 22 years. Can I collect my ex-husband's social security now that I am 65?… read more
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Hi! I am 62 and just started getting social security 4 months ago. I also have a retired teacher's pension from teaching 25 years in Maryland, where I live. I also worked in Ohio for 8 years as a teac… read more
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I have a client who is 67 years of age. Female. She Just is Widowed. Her Husband was 77 at death (March 15, 2012). His Social Security was 1,701.00 a month. Again, she is 67 years age. She was a teach… read more
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My dad and his wife live in California. They were both educators for the state. They are under the impression that when he dies she will not receive his social security. Is that correct? I think not.… read more
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As a school teacher in Illinois, I did not contribute Social Security.However, I did accumulate sufficient quarters in other minor jobs over the years and now collect a very minimum SS payment. Questi… read more
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Father-in-law just died on 4/13. He was a retired professor at SFA University in Texas and paid SS. His wife is a retired public school teacher who could not contribute SS due to pension plan. SS repr… read more
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