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Our son-in-law was in an accident in Ohio and died 9 days
Our son-in-law was in an accident in Ohio and died 9 days later. He was 53 years old, his wife (our daughter) is 46. They have two daughters, 1 is 17 (until September) and enrolled in an accredited on… read more
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I am asking for a friend that was divorced many years ago, is 73 yrs. old, and has applied & received her husbands SS which is more than hers. If he dies, will she lose her husbands ss and have to go … read more
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I am writing for my brother. He is a US citizen and receives
Hello. I am writing for my brother. He is a US citizen and receives SS. He is married to a Mexican woman and they both live in San Luis, Baja, CA, MX. Is there a way for him to add her as a beneficiar… read more
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if you are married but been seperated for 15 yrs and your spouse dies...they were on disability is there any money that the surviving spouse is able to collect ....im asking for a friend of mine....th… read more
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My brother died recently and has been living with a woman
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My cousin just turned 61.. He has never worked, but he was
My cousin just turned 61.. He has never worked, but he was married for 20 yrs to a woman that did. They are now divorced. She is only 57. Question: is my cousin going to be eligible for SSA next year … read more
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I was married to my first husband yrs. we got divorced!
I was married to my first husband for 20 yrs. we got divorced! He remarried a yr later to a woman who was married 4 times before my x-husband. They were married for 10 yrs than she divorced my x-husba… read more
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My granddaughter is entitled to get survivor benefits from
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My youngest daughter, Jacqueline Hines (***-**-****), born
My youngest daughter, Jacqueline Hines (***-**-****), born 2/10/1970 has Downs Syndrome. In my ignorance, when I applied for social security in 2003 at the age of 65+2mos, I never mentioned that. I di… read more
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I have a friend who is having a tough time making ends meet. Her second husband of 20+ yrs? died two years ago and because she receives a post office pension (I have no idea how much), she tells me sh… read more
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My ex-husband just died we lived together for 3 years staight before getting married, and were married 7 years can I collect his social security?… read more
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My friend and her husband of 25+ years receive very little in social security benefits because they were employees of the government for most of their lives. Can my friend claim her first husband's so… 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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I was married for 40 years and got a divorce. Divorced for 12 years and now going to marry the same woman that I was divorced from. My question is how will this effect her social security that she is … read more
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