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My first wife passed away several years ago from cancer. I
My first wife passed away several years ago from cancer. I never thought to contack Social security about it. I recently hear5d the I may be eligable for some benefitsd on her accounbt. is that true? … read more
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I have heard that my wife is supposed to to receive, as a
I have heard that my wife is supposed to to receive , as a minimum, at least half as much as I receive? Please advise me if this is true. … read more
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Bill
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My wife is 63 and 5 months this April and getting ready to
My wife is 63 and 5 months this April and getting ready to retire. her social security account states that she would receive a benefit of around $1079.00 per month. I am still working probably until i… read more
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My wife is 60 and I'm 65. My FRA is 66 on 1/18/19. When can
Second opinion] My wife is 60 and I'm 65. My FRA is 66 on 1/18/19. When can she claim spousal support from Social security ?… read more
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If my wife has elected to take 50% of my social security,
If my wife has elected to take 50% of my social security, why is she only getting 40% of it? … read more
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Bill
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My wife turned 62 in Dec. '17 and plans to file for SS
Hi there. My wife turned 62 in Dec. '17 and plans to file for SS benefits this month. I am 73 and have been collecting SS since April .06 but have been self employed and paying taxes on earnings as we… read more
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lev-ssa
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My wife does not have enough credits to collect social
My wife does not have enough credits to collect social security also she does not have enough to get medicare. She is 61 years old, has 30 credits for social security and is not healthy enough to obta… read more
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I am 67 and have filed and suspended my social security benefits.
I am 67 and have filed and suspended my social security benefits. Is there a limit on how much I can make that would limit my wife's ability to collect 50% of my social security benefits. I currently … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I'm 71 years old and receiving Social Security benefits. My
I'm 71 years old and receiving Social Security benefits. My wife will be 65 in Nov of this year. Can she file for benefits, then elect the "restricted application" and then elect spousal benefits?… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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My wife will retire in Sept at age 64 and begin collecting social security. I am 67 and ha
My wife will retire in Sept at age 64 and begin collecting social security. I am 67 and have not filed for social security yet. Can I collect half of her social security once she starts collecting in … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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My wife is 62. She just got off (effective March 28). We are
My wife is 62. She just got laid off (effective March 28). We are told there is an april deadline for some strategy that may help her max her benefit if she "retires" now. Can you tell us more?… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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My wife and I both were on Social Security Disability! She
My wife and I both were on Social Security Disability ! She passed away in 2009 and her benefits stopped. I turned 65 two years ago and collected straight social security. I have not received any incr… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I have read that April 1,2016 is the deadline date to apply
I have read that April 1,2016 is the deadline date to apply for certain benefits we are eligible for; can you advise if this is true or false. We are a retired couple; I originally was totally disable… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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H & W are both 66 yrs old. They registered with SSA at age
H & W are both 66 yrs old. They registered with SSA at age 65 and elected to take only Medicare benefits so as to wait until age 70 to claim SS benefits. If W elects to begin benefits now by claiming … read more
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My wife is receiving SS disability, she is 59 and I am 61.
My wife is receiving SS disability, she is 59 and I am 61. I am working and I hope to begin drawing my SS at age 65. Will my spouse still be able to elect to take a percentage of my SS benefits? If so… read more
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My daughter Lara (dob 5/19/92) is 19 years old. Her father
My daughter Lara (dob 5/19/92) is 19 years old. Her father is 84 years old. Lara's father states that Lara is entitled to money from Social Security based on her and his respective ages, through the a… read more
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dylatess
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Wow... Lets see how this works... I turn 65 on May 2, 2012,
Wow... Lets see how this works... I turn 65 on May 2, 2012, (born 5/2/47) and my wife turns 65 on August 2, 2012. (born 8/2/47) I have managed to work and pay in since I was 18; however, we have been … read more
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dylatess
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I have heard that my wife can claim either her social security
I have heard that my wife can claim either her social security amount or 1/2 of mine - whichever is larger. Is that still true if she claims social security at age 62 ?… read more
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