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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 wife was born 4/27/60 and passed 10/10/14. We were
My wife was born 4/27/60 and passed 10/10/14. We were married in 1992. She worked and paid social security benefits for approximately 30 years. I was born 4/5/54 and am retiring 10/19/18. My benefit w… read more
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My husband died Oct 2012 and I've been receiving his SS
Hi Pearl, my husband died Oct 2012 and I've been receiving his SS benefits. He would have turned 65 last April. Are the benefits different now? … read more
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I've been divorced for 20 years, was married for over 10
I've been divorced for 20 years, was married for over 10 years and never remarried, nor did my ex. He told me this week that he has terminal cancer. He suggested that we should remarry as he is worrie… read more
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Thanks in advance for you're help. I'm 65, born in August
Hello, thanks in advance for you're help. I'm 65, born in August 1951, working full time and intend to keep working full time. my current salary is ~$83K. My husband died in 1993; we had been married … read more
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My husband retired at 66 (FRA) and took his Soc Sec benefit,
My husband retired at 66 (FRA) and took his Soc Sec benefit, in 2009, based on his record. I was 66 (FRA) in 2012, but elected to wait to take benefits on my record. I did not file for spousal benefit… read more
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I LOST MY HUSBAND IN 2005 .I STARTING TAKING A WIDOWS
I LOST MY HUSBAND IN 2005 .I STARTING TAKING A WIDOWS BENEFIT WHICH WAS HIS SOCIAL SECURITY ABOUT 6 MONTHS AGO. A TAX LAWYER TOLD ME I COULD GO BACK AND CLAIM HIS SOCIAL SECURITY FOR 11 YEARS THAT HE … read more
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I am asking this question mother. She informed me that
I am asking this question for my mother. She informed me that my grandmother who is widowed since 1984, does not receive a social security check from my grandfathers death. I know she did not receive … read more
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I am a widow, 62 my husband died in 2012, I just filed for
I am a widow, 62 my husband died in 2012, I just filed for his social security benefits which started 2 weeks ago. Am I entitled to 6 months retroactive payments since I didn't know I could file till … read more
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my question to you is do i qulify to my ex sociacal security
my question to you is do i qulify to my ex sociacal security he passed away i was married over 10 years and social security said for as long i can prove it i would be elgible is that right… read more
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Hello, My husband and I are both 68 years old. He is planing
Hello, My husband and I are both 68 years old. He is planing to retire after the age of 70. I am planing to get social security retirement benefits based on his. We know that we both could apply now a… read more
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my husband and I were divorced in 2010, he became ill imediately
my husband and I were divorced in 2010, he became ill imediately thereafter and remarried due to the fact that we are christian people, and don't believe in shacking up.He passed away last month, I we… read more
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I was widowed 8 yrs ago when I was 53. I was sent the obligatory
I was widowed 8 yrs ago when I was 53. I was sent the obligatory $225 "widows benefit" at that time. I was told that was the only benefit to which I was entitled. I will turn 62 in August, so I did my… read more
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I turned 65 last March, 2012. I went into to apply for Social
I turned 65 last March, 2012. I went into to apply for Social Security and was informed I did not qualify as I did not have the necessary 40 quarters of income. However, I would be eligible under my f… read more
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I went to the SS offfice in Phoenix on North Tatum Blvd on
I went to the SS offfice in Phoenix on North Tatum Blvd on Thursday together with my wife to formally apply for retirement benefits. I will turn 70 years of age on October 1st. I had decided to defer … read more
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My father tried to collect social security at age 62 in 1974.
My father tried to collect social security at age 62 in 1974. The local ssn office told him he could not collect 2 federal pensions even though he was already retired from the railroad before all the … read more
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My husband died in 1998 and would have turned 60 in 2012.
My husband died in 1998 and would have turned 60 in 2012. I am still working and will for another 12+ years. I am 57. Am I entitled to his social security until I am able to draw my own or does his be… read more
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my husband of 23 years died in May of 2007 and i received the
my husband of 23 years died in May of 2007 and i received the lump sum. they told me that was all i was entitled too at the time. As time goes on, I question why???? or if i am entitled to some of his… read more
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