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Hello. When my husband passed away, I was very ill and so I retired and began to draw survivor benefits. Now that I am 6, I would like to know if I can draw my own SSI … read more
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When I applied for disability I was married and my husband's income was considered. Now I am single would my social security increase or would I be eligible for s.s I. Also … read more
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I have been receiving Social Security Disability since 2012.
I have been receiving Social Security Disability since 2012. My ex-husband passed away in 2016 and I began receiving Social Security Disability on behalf of his Social Security. When I turn 65 will my… read more
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I currently draw SSI based on my work history. My husband
I currently draw SSI based on my work history. My husband passed before he drew any of his SSI. Is it possible for me to change my election and draw from what would have been his? We were married for … read more
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I am not a member of this site, before I go into my
I am not a member of this site, before I go into my question, do I need to sign up for this service? … read more
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I am 65 years old, will be 66 at end of June. My husband is
I am 65 years old, will be 66 at end of June. My husband is 66, and will turn 67 in mid-August. We are both still working. I was told that because we were born in 1952 and 1953 that we can start drawi… read more
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I will be 65 next year...I do not want to start my SS at
I will be 65 next year...I do not want to start my SS at that time however I would like to know if I can draw on my husband (who is currently taking SS) what percentage of his SS could I draw? … read more
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I was disabled at a very age, before I could even begin
I was disabled at a very young age, before I could even begin working. I do get SSI benefits, but is there any other benefits that I can get … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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I began drawing SSI in October 2015. I was 64 at the time. I
I began drawing SSI in October 2015. I was 64 at the time. I began drawing early because I had a heart attack and subsequent open heart surgery. I had to apply because of all my bills piling up on me.… read more
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I lost my husband in 1982. He was retired military. I
I lost my husband in 1982. He was retired military. I receive widows benefits. I am 71 years old. Can i also draw on his social security?… read more
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I do appreciate your time. Your previous question was very
I do appreciate your time. Your previous question was very helpful, I have called SS office and scheduled an appointment for my girls we will have phone interview next Monday one interview per girl. M… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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I began SS benefits at age 62 1/2 as my income fell during
I began SS benefits at age 62 1/2 as my income fell during the 2009-2014 downturn to less than $10K per year. Started August 2013. Now in 2015 I am making $84K per year, beginning just this year 2015.… read more
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I am now 64 as of nov. 2014At 62 my husband told me his tax
I am now 64 as of nov. 2014 .Me at 62 and my husband at 66,told me his tax person told us to start taking SS Hearing it from my husband who is in the money business I thought ok/ not knowing what I wa… read more
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For a few years I worked For the public sector before going to work for the Postal Service. After 20 years I retired from the Postal Service, and began receiving my monthly annuity payment. I entered … read more
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Background • From September 1 1970 to August 1 1979 I lived
Background • From September 1 1970 to August 1 1979 I lived and worked in the UK and paid into the UK “National Insurance Scheme” which was then the equivalent of the US Social Security system. • From… read more
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Hello: Im not certain how to interpret what the SS Dept
Hello: I'm not certain how to interpret what the SS Dept told me regarding payments which are set up to begin in August. My husband began his SSI Disability this month at $2348 a month. We were told t… read more
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My wifes sister who was getting around $600/month from social
My wife's sister who was getting around $600/month from social security, also had income from rental homes left to her by her husband. Supposedly Soc. Sec. administration found out and cut her social … read more
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I began social security at age 60 believing I could not qualify for disability insurance. Since then I have discovered that my hx of poliomyelitis since age 12 possibly could have qualified me for dis… read more
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