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I am 62 years old, retired in Nov. 2017, i do not work at
I am 62 years old, retired in Nov. 2017, i do not work at this time and rely on my monthly SSI benefit check for income. I do however have a 403B account that I occasionally draw from for added home r… read more
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IN 1999 I WAS APPROVED FOR SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS BASED ON HEALTH PREVENTING ME FROM WORKING! I WENT PHYSICALLY TO THE SOCIAL SEC. OFFICES AND ASK IF I SHOULD APPLY UNDER MY DECEASED HUSBANDS BENEFI… read more
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I'm have been collecting my deceased husband's monthly SS benifts . I stopped working full time in order to meet the criteria . … read more
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Am I able to collect SS benefits from my deceased spouse even though I collect SS under my own work record? Is it true a widow may collect both? … read more
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I filed for social security in April 2016 and began receiving benefits in July and I under estimated my earnings for 2015 by not counting a withdraw I took from my 401k earlier in the year. I didn't k… read more
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I'm a widow collecting my deceased husband's social security. When I filed I was told that his SS was more than mine. I'm retired but worked and paid into social security for about 13 yrs (1998 to 201… read more
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my husband decease, I am 65 and still working, making 48,000 a year which is not enough whem I had my husband income to pay bills,he died before va could help us. Is there any way I can collect his so… read more
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My husband recently passed away. We have had full custody of our 3 grandsons almost from birth. They have lived with us and continue to live with me. They were not my deceased husbands biological gran… read more
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I was a stay at home Mom with 4 children while my husband
I was a stay at home Mom with 4 children while my husband worked high paying jobs. I secured small part time jobs during some of those years. I have been collecting SS for about a year now on my own r… read more
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I am eligible for widow's benefits in December 2014 & will have my deceased husband's social security benefits deposited automatically beginning on the 3rd Wednesday of the month of January 2015. I ha… read more
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Hi,married for 39 years.husband lived in a va transitional housing facility,while I was staying in another state as we had lost our home.he passed away and I am trying to collect SS spouse benefits.im… read more
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My husband passed away in 2005, he was 60. I recently remarried this year at the age of 60. I have a job working 28-35 hours a week. Someone told me I could collect survivor benefits on my first husba… read more
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I wanted to know (in my first question) why the stopping of my deceased husband's benefit could be challenged legally. To me it doesn't seem right to take away a benefit due me as his spouse. The "off… read more
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my question is. i am 64 years old and i going to retire at 66. i was wanting to know if i could collect my ss and my exhusbands ss who is deceased. i was told by a friend that i could only collect one… read more
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I am 68, still working, living in Florida. Is there any way for me to collect my SS retirement benefits and put it into some kind of a tax deferred fund so I can begin collecting it when I am retired … read more
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