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My former wife and I were married for 43 years-divorced last
My former wife and I were married for 43 years-divorced last year. Her monthly payment was based on my earnings(she is now68 years old) Since we are divorced, can she file for increase in her monthly … read more
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My wife and I receive Social Security checks each month and we have no other income. We have not checked in for any information on our account since we started about 14 years ago.I have been told that… read more
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I am a 78 year old male on SS. At what age would a surviving
I am a 78 year old male on SS. At what age would a surviving spouse be able to draw my benefit after I'm gone? … read more
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Spousal benefits. I am drawing full retirement benefits. My
I am drawing full retirement benefits. My wife will be age 62 this year and has no earnings record. I understand she can apply for reduced spousal benefits when 62 . But, when I die, can she then opt for my SSA benefit? Or, is she forever stuck with the reduced benefit? … read more
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I have a private pension from UPS. I am choosing to have my
I have a private pension from UPS. I am choosing to have my wife receive a portion of my pension if I die. We plan on collecting our social security at age 62. If I were to die at age 64 say would my … read more
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My wife is from China and has a social security number but
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My wife is retired but has not started getting SS benefits.
My wife is retired but has not started getting SS benefits. If she starts now at age 62, and I work until I am 70 (I am 63 now). When I die will she the amount of my maximum benefit, or will she be pe… read more
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How do I calculate my wife's social security benefit if I
How do I calculate my wife's social security benefit if I die? … read more
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My wife is a retired teacher and has teacher's retirement.
My wife is a retired teacher and has teacher's retirement. can she collect widow's benefits from my Social security retirement benefit when I die ? … read more
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I am fixing to retire at age 66 and start drawing social
I am fixing to retire at age 66 and start drawing social benefits which which are estimated to be approximately 2440.00 per month. My wife will be 62 years of age and her benefit would be approximatel… read more
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My wife and I are collecting SSN each month. We are both 74.
My wife and I are collecting SSN each month. We are both 74. She started taking SSN at age 62 and I started at 66 and 1/2. I earned more as I worked longer. If I die can you get my claim instead of he… read more
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I will turn 66 in October 2016 and plan to start drawing my
I will turn 66 in October 2016 and plan to start drawing my $2,319 per month benefit at that time. My wife is 63 and would draw $1,418 per month if she waited until she turned 66. If she starts drawin… read more
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, I am 65 and my wife 62. She is thinking of drawing
I am 65 and my wife 62. She is thinking of drawing her SS benefit 2000.00 per month. I am in declining health but have a larger SS benefit about 3500.00 month which I have not filed for. Should I die could she take a survivor benefit based on my benefit amount. How would that affect the growth of benefit etc.. … read more
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No dependent children. Husband age 74 collecting 2372/mo.
No dependent children. Husband age 74 collecting 2372/mo. Wife age 64 on own earnings can collect 1336/mo now or 1572/mo at age 66. Assume she starts collecting now giving family income of 3709/mo (is… read more
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I am age 67 and drawing full social security benefits. My spouse
I am age 67 and drawing full social security benefits. My spouse is age 62. She is considering retiring now. If she starts receiving spousal benefits now, at the reduced rate of approximately 74% of o… read more
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I am retiring/taking SS benefit at 66 yrs old (June 30, 2014).
I am retiring/taking SS benefit at 66 yrs old (June 30, 2014). My wife is looking to retire at 64 years of age on December 31, 2013. She wants to claim some of my benefit as a spouse (even though she … read more
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I am 74, and I have been collecting Social Security since
I am 74, and I have been collecting Social Security since age 65. I am still working. My wife is 64; can she start collecting 50% of my Social Security payment when she turns 65, and then switch to he… read more
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I am a retired military. I also have the suvivor benefit package
I am a retired military. I also have the suvivor benefit package for my wife. In the event of my death, she will receive 55% of my militay income benefits. For example, if my retirement income is $500… read more
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