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I have retired with County Department. I am 63 YOA now, and
I have retired with County Department. I am 63 YOA now, and presently working for the School as a Resource Officer. When I reach the age of 66.4 month can I draw my SS and later draw my retirement wit… read more
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I'm 62 years old and only had 4-5 qtrs. of Social Security
I'm 62 years old and only had 4-5 qtrs. of Social Security deductions before I started my Civil Service career. I had deductions taken for the old Civil Service retirement and am drawing my retirement… read more
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I are trying to qualify for a small SS a benefit, reduced
Second opinion] I are trying to qualify for a small SS a benefit, reduced because of WEP. If my husband dies before I do, will I receive his larger SS benefit?… read more
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My wife passed away and she was drawing $900.00+ per month.
My wife passed away and she was drawing $900.00+ per month. I am a civil service retiree but contributed to SS for 14 quarters. I was penalized 60% of my benefits. Why am I still penalized for my wife… read more
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My spouse is 64 he is a retired fireman, he falls under the
My spouse is 64 he is a retired fireman, he falls under the government windfall. If he goes back to work paying into social security would he still be penalized with the windfall? And could he draw fr… read more
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Can I draw benefits from my dead 1st husband if I'm divorced
can I draw benefits from my dead 1st husband if I'm divorced from my 2nd husband … read more
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I have worked as a teacher for 14 years in a county that
Hello. I have worked as a teacher for 14 years in a county that doesn't pay into social security; however, I had earned my 40 quarters prior to that time. Will I still be able to draw social security … read more
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I was older then the full retirement age of 65 (71)in 2015
I was older then the full retirement age of 65 (71)in 2015 when I retired but my benefit was still reduced.Is that proper?… read more
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My name is ***** *****. I am 59 and almost 3 months. I
Hi, my name is ***** *****. I am 59 and almost 3 months. I retire about a year and a half or so. I worked for the U.S. Dept. of Interior (U.S. Geological Survey) for 13 years and have spent over 20 ye… read more
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I am retired from the Veterans Admin after 33 yrs of
I am retired from the Veterans Admin after 33 yrs of service, I have a civil service gov pension. Also, I have been working for the past eight years to get the 40 quarters I need to collect SS. I fall… read more
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I retired from active duty Air Force in 1997 after 20 years
I retired from active duty Air Force in 1997 after 20 years of service. In 1999, I became a full time, civil service, DoD FERS employee and I'm currently eligible to retire at age 62. If I elect to do… read more
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When I applies security at age 65 (13 yrs ago) I was told
when I applies for social security at age 65 (13 yrs ago) I was told that my monthly benefit would be reduced by approx 50% from what I would normally receive because I had worked for the Federal Gove… read more
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I have gotten 4 different answers on what I qualify
I have gotten 4 different answers on what I qualify for from ss personnel (regarding getting retirement benefits from ex-spouse, was married 22yrs, and I have not remarried) plus possible ss disabilit… read more
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I get a 2.00 widowers benefit from a husband who died at the
I get a 2.00 widowers benefit from a husband who died at the age of 64 and received two checks because he died. I am penalized because he applied for his social security before age 66 because he was i… read more
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I was told that because I claimed ss at 62 I was permanently
I was told that because I claimed ss at 62 I was permanently penalized $400 now at 66 I am entitled to half of my husband ss and they are still penalizing me the $400 Is this true I feel it is wrong a… read more
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I worked for the Hawaii County Fire Dept from 1967 - 2000 and
I worked for the Hawaii County Fire Dept from 1967 - 2000 and worked a full-time job for 2 yrs before the fire dept. and continued working part-time jobs to earn social security credits (forty quarter… read more
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Should SS pentilize you if you draw retirement from a Civil
Should SS pentilize you if you draw retirement from a Civil Service Job. See Below $1001.00SS Montly Pmt Before Reduction $ 681.00 Civil Service Retirement 10 yr investment $ 320.00 Monthly Pmt receiv… read more
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I retired Civil Service in 2008. I also have all my quarters
I retired Civil Service in 2008. I also have all my quarters to recieve SS. How will this affect my Civil Service annuity. I am now 60 years old. I am married my husband will be 66 and doesnt get SS b… read more
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