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I am my husband 3rd wife married over 35 years. I ve heard that upon his death, the first wife can claim his social security check. … read more
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I Have been informed that i owe back pay for the year of
I Have been informed that i owe back pay for the year of 1917 $1464.00 due now. i called soc sec and told them i did not have that money to pay now and asked them why i had not been notified that i sh… read more
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I am actually asking this for someone else. A friends
I am actually asking this for someone else. A friends husband has stage 4 cancer. They are not old enough to apply for soc sec benefits. If he dies can she receive widows benefits? They have been marr… read more
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Can a male spouse collect a percentage of his wife's soc. Sec or a few years and then switch to his own soc. sec. benefit when he reaches age 70? Husband has a much higher base and would like to hold … read more
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My husband turns 66 in February 2016. I turn 66 in April
My husband turns 66 in February 2016. I turn 66 in April 2017. My husband was planning to collect Soc Sec in Feb when he turns 66 and continue to work. I was planning to do do the "file and suspend" i… read more
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I am 88yr old widow. My spouse died 41yrs ago at the age of 50, I was 49. I worked for 30 yrs,retired at 65,and collected my soc sec benefits. Was I able to collect my husbands soc sec monthly benefit… read more
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I AM 64 YEARS OLD AND STILL WORKING- I WILL APPLY FOR SOC SEC
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My wife and I both collect Social Security. I get significantly more. Upon my death will she be eligible for some percentage or all of my larger monthly check? [email protected]… read more
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