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If a couple was married 15 years then divorced, the husband
If a couple was married 15 years then divorced, the husband is 13 years older. He takes social sec at age 69. His ex wife takes her SS at age 62. When he dies, will she step up to his higher SS paymen… read more
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My ex-husband died in June 2004. We had been married 22 years. Social Security did contact me and asked if I wanted to switch to his Soc. Sec and drop mine. at the time, I was working and collecting m… read more
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My husband passed away 2 yrs ago. I was told I could collect
My husband passed away 2 yrs ago. I was told I could collect his soc sec in lieu of mine if it was higher. However, we were only married 3 yrs. Does that make a difference? … read more
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I just turned 64, have been unemployed since February 2020.
I just turned 64, have been unemployed since February 2020. Am on unemployment. My first husband passed away in Dec. of 2006. Is it possible to collect soc. Sec. benefits from my first husband? I am c… read more
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My ex husband was collecting soc sec from his present wife
My ex husband was collecting soc sec from his present wife after she died. Now he died and I was married to him 10 + years first. I'm not married and have been on my own so sec since 2003. Can I draw … read more
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I am 65 years old and have drawn Soc Sec Disability since I
I am 65 years old and have drawn Soc Sec Disability since I was 61. … read more
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If I am a widow or divorced can I receive benefits at the rate that my husband had? … read more
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I am 77 yrs old. Now divorced, married 23 yrs. My ex just
Hello, I am 77 yrs old. Now divorced, married 23 yrs. My ex just released from 18 yrs prison..I receive S S and SSI. My ex just filed for his S Sec. I took him to Soc Sec in June 2019. He told me not … read more
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After waiting 31/22 months now for soc sec to get all my
after waiting 31/22 months now for soc sec to get all my back pay for my 14 tear old daughter and my widows benefits from Oct to now I was told Monday it was in the final stages at the payment process… read more
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My wife was born Feb 1953 and I was born Oct 1950. We are
My wife was born Feb 1953 and I was born Oct 1950. We are both retired and currently neither of us collect Soc Sec. I had higher earnings than her while we worked and I am projected to receive a highe… read more
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Lev
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I'm an ex-wife whose ex-spouse died about 10 yrs. ago at
Hi, I'm an ex-wife whose ex-spouse died about 10 yrs. ago at age 62. I'm 68 now and filed for soc. sec. benefits at age 65 (because I thought that was the right age to do so). I also thought my 2nd ma… read more
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My husband has filed we haae been married since 2005 oct. 2
My husband has filed for divorce we haae been married since 2005 oct. 2 Iam a canadian citizen . Will I still be entitled to spousal soc. sec. benefits? Also I understand he has not applied yet himsel… read more
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I've been divorced over 14 yrs I was married for 24 years.
I've been divorced over 14 yrs I was married for 24 years. I was born in 1949 and reach retirement next June. I plan to work till I'm 70. My ex husband is 68 and collects about $3,500 a month sis. Min… read more
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I was married for 20 yrs. but now divorced. My ex-husband receives
I was married for 20 yrs. but now divorced. My ex-husband receives his soc. sec. and he is now 75. My question is when can I claim part of his soc. sec. which I know does not affect him. I will be 63 … read more
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My wife and I have been married 20 yrs. I am a CSRS
My wife and I have been married 20 yrs. I am a CSRS recipient and I also draw Soc. Sec on earnings after I retired from the Gov't. I worked about 12 yrs after Gov't retirement and I now also draw abou… read more
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I am 60 years old and have filed for a divorce from my third
I am 60 years old and have filed for a divorce from my third husband who is 52. I talked to a representative at the toll free number for Social Security in January. She told me that once the divorce i… read more
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My first husband is still alive and already collecting social
My first husband is still alive and already collecting social security payments. I am retiring July 2012 at age 65. I want to get married but the additional payments, income is better with my first hu… read more
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A friend of mine was married then divorced and he remarried.
A friend of mine was married then divorced and he remarried. His wife died before he did and I also remarried and taught school so I did not pay into soc sec. - then my ex husband died can I obtain so… read more
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