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My wid. My wife who is sixty nine receives current social
my wife who is sixty nine receives current social security benefits. I am 80 and also collecting. In the event of my death, I understand that she may apply for survivor benefits of 100% having been married at least 9 months. Will this application be deemed a new application. I understand that she cannot collect both benefits. … read more
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Lane
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I am 72 years old and have been getting ss payments for last
my name is ***** ***** i am 72 years old and have been getting ss payments for last 10 years. … read more
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If I die will my spouse continue to receive my retirement
If I die will my spouse continue to receive my retirement benefits? … read more
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Lane
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If a person starts collecting social security DISABILITY
If a person starts collecting social security DISABILITY benefits at 56, 10 years before full retirement age, do they receive their full retirement benefit or is it reduced? If reduced by what %, plea… read more
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Can a previous spouse (ex wife) of a currently married 80
Can a previous spouse (ex wife) of a currently married 80 year old deceased person file for benefits for time they were once married to them? The ex spouse has been remarried twice since being married… read more
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I retired with a very few hours accrued. I've been told that
I retired with a very few hours accrued for ss. I've been told that I should have taken half of my husbands ss instead. We have been married for 47 years and he is now retired also. Is this informatio… read more
Lane
Lane
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Here's one. I am a 62 year old women collecting SS
Here's one for you. I am a 62 year old women collecting SS disability for between six and seven years. I am divorced from my ex-husband over 10 years ago. I did remarry and he died 5 years ago. Since … read more
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lev-tax
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I was married ~21 years and never remarried, presently 80 years
I was married ~21 years and never remarried, presently 80 years old. My ex remarried. Our sons say my ex is "on his way out." I was told when I applied for SS many years ago that I would be able to fi… read more
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PDtax
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I'm 84 years old and I have been receiving SS since I was 70.
I'm 84 years old and I have been receiving SS since I was 70. My monthly gross from SS is $2617.90 and with 104.90 deducted for Medicare the net is $2, 513. I understand my income was based on my aver… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Can a spouse recoup individual social security contributions
Can a spouse recoup individual social security contributions of a deceased spouse if she didn't earn enough quarters to qualify for benefits Further clarification of my question if needed: Can a survi… read more
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Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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What would be the percentage of a deceased spouse social security
What would be the percentage of a deceased spouse social security benefit, when both spouses took early retirement?… read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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i am collecting ss. on my deceased spouce acct. i took it @
i am collecting ss. on my deceased spouce acct. i took it @ age 62 . can i switch to my own work record @ age 70 w/o a reduction penalty ?… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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I am not familiar with any such methodology and is it plausible
I am not familiar with any such methodology and is it plausible for me to obtain a higher benefits under Social Security???… read more
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Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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I receive my spouse social security he was in a plan that he
I receive my spouse social security he was in a plan that he received half of his retirement and half from social security. He died about 12 years ago, how can I receive spousal annunity… read more
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LawTalk
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My husband collected disability and then went on to social
My husband collected disability and then went on to social security at 66. I retired at 63 and I'm collecting on mine and his. My question is this. If he dies what percent of his ss. do I get as a sur… read more
Loren
Loren
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My Mother and Farher died about 10 years ago in Italy, they
My Mother and Farher died about 10 years ago in Italy, they both received S/S until their dead, but I never received any Burial Benefits. is there still time to claim that and how do I go about it?… read more
R. Klein, EA
R. Klein, EA
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Master's Degree
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When I retired in 1993 from gov svc, I was asked by SSA if
When I retired in 1993 from gov svc, I was asked by SSA if I could have retired before, I answered no but as it turned out, I could have. What differencewould this have made in being able to draw on m… read more
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how many years do you have to be married to collect your spouses
how many years do you have to be married to collect your spouse's ss when he passes away and what percentage of his ss do you receive as the surviving spouse?… read more
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