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My wife is from China and has a social security number but
My wife is from China and has a social security number but never worked I U.S. When I die how does she collect my Social Security? … read more
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Im a 64year old retired FireFighter ,living in NY state with a pension. started collecting my social security at the age of 62.Divorced 8 years ago after 30 years ,sad but true. X wife is a retired Fe… read more
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How do I know if it is better to claim on my SS or my exhusband's? … read more
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I was born in Nov. 1951 and my wife was born in Feb. 1952.
I was born in Nov. 1951 and my wife was born in Feb. 1952. How do I find if my wife qualifies for the equivalent of 1/2 the amount of my SS income. I retired at 64 and my wife plans to apply for SS at… read more
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I am a Civil Service retiree under CSRS. Is there any way I
I am a Civil Service retiree under CSRS. Is there any way I can deduct one half of my Court Ordered benefit to my former spouse under divorce decree when calculating pension offset in calculating wido… read more
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I want to know when the best time to apply for SS benefits
I want to know when the best time to apply for SS benefits for my wife, who is 64 (DOB 6/17/52). If she was to wait until 66 she would earn about $800. I am 63 (DOB 12/25/53) and would earn about $2,9… read more
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My brother recently died and his DOB was 2/13/1951 and he
My brother recently died and his DOB was 2/13/1951 and he had not filed for Social Security. His wife DOB is 10/9/1951 and wants to get hers started. How do we go about getting that organized. Can she… read more
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I'm Ron Padilla, just found out about ssi benefits being
Hello i'm Ron Padilla, just found out about ssi benefits being banned the first im 61 on disability, my wife is 64, 65 sept still working reiring in september do any of the benefits apply to us and is… read more
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I am 75, retired, suffer from Parkinson's disease, drawing
I am 75, retired, suffer from Parkinson's disease, drawing my full SS monthly benefit since age 66 and 8 months DOB 9/26/1941. Am I eligible to receive benefits from any "unintended loopholes" covered… read more
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I am 68 dob3/11/1947 and my wife is 64 dob 9/25/1951. I have
I am 68 dob3/11/1947 and my wife is 64 dob 9/25/1951. I have been on SS since age 66. My 64 yr old wife has not yet claimed SS but is eligible under her own work history and as my spouse but under eit… read more
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How do i put my name on the list so as to be grandfathered
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My wife died 12/7/2005 (born 11/1/1951). She was a 19 year
My wife died 12/7/2005 (born 11/1/1951). She was a 19 year railroad employee who was vested in RRTA. I will be looking to start my social security payments at full retirement age (66 yrs 2 months) in … read more
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I am 67 years old and just filed and suspended security. My
I am 67 years old and just filed and suspended for Social security. My spouse who is 64 born July 17 ,1951 . Can she apply for spousal benefits now.… read more
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I have an 80 year old friend who was employed up until 1983.
I have an 80 year old friend who was employed up until 1983. he claims that he chose not to pay into social security, and thus does not receive benefits. Is that possible? His wife who managed everyth… read more
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I will be getting a pension of approximately $36,000 from the
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My wife Helen Ann Skorupski was born on December 5, 1938 and
My wife Helen Ann Skorupski was born on December 5, 1938 and she died on December 25, 2000 and was eligible for Social Security payments. Her SSN was XXX-XX-XXXX and she had applied for early benefits… read more
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I am retired under the Civil Service Retirement System. I
I am retired under the Civil Service Retirement System. I have elected the maximum (55%) survivor benefit for my wife should I pre-decease her. She will have "substantial earnings" under social securi… read more
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