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Social Security pay out to those dependents of the spouse
Social Security pay out to those dependents of the spouse (wife). two basic questions: … read more
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I just applied to draw social security on my own, as I just
I just applied to draw social security on my own, as I just turned 70. When I applied social security said I could have been drawing off of my deseased husband's benefits when I turned 66. I went into… read more
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My wife just retired and will turn 62 at the end of October.
My wife just retired and will turn 62 at the end of October. She would get around 750.00 dollars a month if she filed for it then. I am her husband and I'm also 62 and plan to keep working. My questio… read more
lev-ssa
lev-ssa
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Y drawing my social security. The amount I draw is way less
y drawing my social security. The amount I draw is way less than my spouses, still living. I have heard that I can draw half of his existing amount instead of mine. … read more
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Lane
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I am currently 65 and on SSDI and will need to draw social
I am currently 65 and on SSDI and will need to draw social security in Dec. 2t016. My ex-husband of 25 years passed away last year and I was told that I could draw on his social security as well. He w… read more
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Lane
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I've collecting my social security benefits since I've been
I've collecting my social security benefits since I've been 63. My husband is going to be 67 in Jan. and wants to wait until he is 70 to collect his social security. I understand that he can apply for… read more
PDtax
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My ex-husband and I divorced in 2009. In 2011 when I
My ex-husband and I divorced in 2009. In 2011 when I retired, I filed for my ex-husband's Social Security benefit amount instead of my lesser one based on our last joint tax return in 2008. In 2008 hi… read more
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lev-ssa
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I started drawing social security at 62 with a reduced amount
I started drawing social security at 62 with a reduced amount from a former husband. I have switched to draw from my first husband who is the father of my children. Will I still get a reduced amount o… read more
PDtax
PDtax
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Master's Degree
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My wife has been receiving SS benifits based on her earnings:
My wife has been receiving SS benifits based on her earnings: less than mine. We were not aware of the 50% rule at the time she applied for benifits. Can she now apply for half of my benifits and also… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
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My husband and I are both 63 and recently retired. If I file
My husband and I are both 63 and recently retired. If I file for social security now, can my husband file for 1/2 of my benefit while waiting until full retirement age to file for his benefit? After h… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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I have been drawing my social security since about 2000 and
I have been drawing my social security since about 2000 and am now 77. My husband began drawing social security due to permanent disability in 2006. My social security amount was higher than his. He d… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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When my wife turned 62, she is 66 now) we visited the social
When my wife turned 62, she is 66 now) we visited the social security office and understood they would pay her off my social security eligibility. She was married before and they still had her under h… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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my husband and I are both receiving social security and are
my husband and I are both receiving social security and are both at full retirement age....he is 74 and I am 70. I have never claimed nor received spousal social security benefits in addition to my ow… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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My husband is 66 and is now eligible for his full SS payment.
My husband is 66 and is now eligible for his full SS payment. But his earnings were a lot lower than mine. I am 63 and not planning to file until I am also 66 so I can get my full payment. I understan… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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My name isXXXXX 71, I was notified via letter from
My name isXXXXX 71, I was notified via letter from Social Security few months ago,that I was eligible for spousal benefits. Met w/ SS Rep. Was told it would be retroactive back to Jan. 2007. After wai… read more
Loren
Loren
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My husband became disabled in 2005 and recieves disability
My husband became disabled in 2005 and recieves disability social security. He receives his full retirement amount, $1702.00. He is 67 years old. I am now 64. I am also disabled and draw disabilty soc… read more
dylatess
dylatess
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I get social security bemefits on my x husband.First of all
I get social security bemefits on my x husband.First of all I think it should be more. Second question, if I get married what happens to this? Do I still get it, does it change or do I start drawing o… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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My husband draws Social Security Disability. His disability
My husband draws Social Security Disability. His disability is $l,935.00. I signd up when I was 62, and I only draw $759.00 a month. Someone told me that I could draw 1/2 of his social security. As a … read more
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