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My wife died five weeks ago. She had been taking SS and I
My wife died five weeks ago. She had been taking SS and I haven't started taking mine. Mine would be more than hers. Can I continue to take hers and wait until I'm 70 to take mine? My birthdate is 2/2… read more
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My wife and I were both born in 1925 - she on 11/26 and I on
My wife and I were both born in 1925 - she on 11/26 and I on 6/13. She retired on her own SS about 2 years before me. At that time I was told she had to remain on her own instead of half of mine. Now … read more
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My wife is a few credits short of qualifying for her own SS
My wife is a few credits short of qualifying for her own SS check. She never really had any earning to speak of and now she's 59. I'm 61. If I delay to Age 70 to start my SS, when should my wife start… read more
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I'm 63 & qualify SS. My wife passed away 4 years ago & had
I'm 63 & qualify for minimum SS. My wife passed away 4 years ago & had just started receiving her SS. Can I uplift for hers now & how does that effect mine if so?… read more
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I have a son who is 33 and is currently receiving SSI. I
I have a son who is 33 and is currently receiving SSI. I will be retiring in the next year myself at full Retirement age. and as an example in my SS statement says at full retirement age I would recei… read more
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My wife is currently receiving Social Security. I am now 66
My wife is currently receiving Social Security. I am now 66 and was told that her benefits would increase if I kept working and didn't take mine. Is that correct? If so how would we go about it.… read more
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My wife pass a way 3 years ago and made much more money then
my wife pass a way 3 years ago and made much more money then I did . I went on disability in 1990. So just before my wife past, she went on ss and then long term insurance which ss took out of her ss … read more
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I became totally disabled at 58 years of age, my wife was 59
I became totally disabled at 58 years of age, my wife was 59 at the time She is now 64 and I am 63, and I just read that she might be entitled to spousal benefits at the age of 62 i have two questions… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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Hi, my situation is what I need to explain. My wife turns 62,
Hi, my situation is what I need to explain. My wife turns 62, on 1 June 2015. She has 32 credits. She is no longer able to work (Lupus). She applied for disability two years ago. Was denied due to not… read more
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I took SSI at 63 and am now 66. My wife is also 66 and has
I took SSI at 63 and am now 66. My wife is also 66 and has not yet taken her SSI. We both paid in the max for SSI while we were working, but we both retired at 53. The question: Am I able to suspend m… read more
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Megan C
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Background. My wife and I have been married 42 years. She
Background. My wife and I have been married 42 years. She had SS earnings off and on from the late 60's up until 1995. In 1996 she was found to have brain cancer. She is somewhat of a medical miracle,… read more
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Will my spouse be entitled to receive my monthly disability
Will my spouse be entitled to receive my monthly disability benefit amount instead of her monthly social security payment upon my death? I'm 64 and receiving disability. She is 63 and just retired. My… read more
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My wife worked through 7/30/2011, began short term disability
My wife worked through 7/30/2011, began short term disability shortly thereafter, and passed 3 weeks ago. I beleve she had just begun long term disability. I am retired and receive my own Soccial Secu… read more
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A cousin of mine is on disability due to severe crippling rheumatoid
A cousin of mine is on disability due to severe crippling rheumatoid arthritis. He worked all his life till he was excessed several years ago. Is his wife entitled to anything as well? They are both a… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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my brother passed away this week. he had been married to his
my brother passed away this week. he had been married to his present wife almost excatly one year. he was collecting some type of social security. my question is she entitled to any part or all of his… read more
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I am 62 and plan to claim social security benefits at 70. My
I am 62 and plan to claim social security benefits at 70. My wife is 65 and claimed SS benefits at 63 on her own account. I am the high earner between us, and she had planned to switch to a spousal cl… read more
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My wife had a brain tumor in 2005 and had to take a medical
My wife had a brain tumor in 2005 and had to take a medical retirement from her nursing job. She worked for 25 years and paid into her pension up until that time. She's currently receiving approximate… read more
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My mother, a recent widow, resides in florida and is 58 years
My mother, a recent widow, resides in florida and is 58 years old and disabled. She was estranged from her spouse prior to his passing and living at a different address (but not divorced or legally se… read more
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