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I will be applying to recive Social Security benefits next
I will be applying to recive Social Security benefits next year when I turn to 62. I am a dual citizen and also eligible to get retirement benefits from another country (in this case it is Turkey). My… read more
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my wife's ss is estimated to be ~$150 mo due to government pension wind-fall. I am eligible for SS at about $3000 mo. Will she be eligible for survivors benefits if I die first … read more
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I applied for SS Benefit for me which has to be about $2,000
I applied for SS Benefit for me which has to be about $2,000 ($1,992). … read more
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I took early social security at age 62. I was a house
I took early social security at age 62. I was a house husband raising a family over the years, so I worked when I could and went to college and got a 4 year degree. I qualified with enough work credit… read more
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Why is it that if one receives a federal pension greater
Why is it that if one receives a federal pension greater than the spouses's social security benefit, the individual cannot receive any of the spouses's social security ever? … read more
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I retired under the Civil Service Retirement System and
I retired under the Civil Service Retirement System and receive approx. 3000/mo gross. I was married for 36 yrs and my wife and I got divorced. Under court order She received one half of my gross or a… read more
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I am currently receiving social security but I had 40% taken
I am currently receiving social security but I had 40% taken because of the fact I became teacher and that is considered a government pension, since then I have been given a 40% disability from the ve… read more
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I am expecting about $3,000 from US social security when I
I am expecting about $3,000 from US social security when I retire at the age of 70. I also will receive about $400 from the German equivalent of the US social security. My question is, will the US soc… read more
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I opted out of Social Security when I was ordained. However
I opted out of Social Security when I was ordained. However I have had jobs that were not related to being a minister. FICA has been withheld from those jobs. Why do I have to subtract the amount of m… read more
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I retired from the Postal Service with 39 years service and
I retired from the Postal Service with 39 years service and 3 years military service. I was told at age 62 my gov. pension would cut my 3 yrs. military because I did not " pay in " when I was in the A… read more
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My mother is about to retire from an agency that does not collect
My mother is about to retire from an agency that does not collect social security tax. She will receive a small pension from the company. She currently receives a small SSN check in her own name and w… read more
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Hello Alexia In July this year you answered some questions
Hello Alexia In July this year you answered some questions I had regarding an appeal against the imposition of the Windfall Elimination Provisions which were applied to me because of an Australian pen… read more
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I was a UK citizen and worked in the UK for 25 years before
I was a UK citizen and worked in the UK for 25 years before emigrating to the US. I paid all my social security taxes there and became entitled to a UK pension based on my continuing subscriptions. I … read more
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If I leave my job in Ohio and resign my position. Withdraw
If I leave my job in Ohio and resign my position. Withdraw my portion of my retirement with the State Employees Retirement System, will I then be eligible to receive my full retirement from SS when I … read more
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I was a teacher for 12 years so my retirement is not much in
I was a teacher for 12 years so my retirement is not much in fact my husbands SS would be about the same when halved. I have the option of a pay out for my teachers pension. If I choose this payoff pr… read more
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what is the difference between a work pension and social security
what is the difference between a work pension and social security pension. i withdrew my pension from a previous employer, will that affect my social security retirement benefits.… read more
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I have been receiving social security benefits since October
I have been receiving social security benefits since October 2008. My current monthly benefit amount is aproximately $975.00. My wife has not yet retired; she has been employeed as a public school tea… read more
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Im 62 and recently applied for SS benefits. I was accepted,
I'm 62 and recently applied for SS benefits. I was accepted, but the $200/mo or so benefit I thought I would be getting has been reduced to $94/mo. Since I have a small pension ($877/mo) from a previo… read more
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