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A financial counselor recently told me that when I qualify
A financial counselor recently told me that when I qualify for Social Security benefits at 66 I could receive my payments but that I should defer to my husband's social security payments once he choos… read more
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My husband and I are both retired and living. His social security monthly payment is more than mine. Am I eligible to draw his amount instead of mine? We've been married over 50 years. … read more
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My husband and I both have social security. My husband's receives much more than I do because I was home raising our children. If my husband dies would I be able to receive his social security instead… read more
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I was married for 17 years, divorced and never remarried. I
I was married for 17 years, divorced and never remarried. I was told I am entitled to my husband social security. I did not work while married. I raised children. Can I collect his at 66 (I'm born in … read more
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My husband did in August of 2018; I work full time, am I
My husband did in August of 2018; I work full time, am I eligible to draw his social security until I can receive my own? Thanks … read more
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I am a widow and have not drawn on my deceased husband
I am a widow and have not drawn on my deceased husband social security, choosing to wait till I'm of full retirement age this fall when I turn 66. If I wait until I'm 70 yrs old would I receive more t… read more
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My husband died I applied for his benefits instead of mine.
my husband died I applied for his benefits instead of mine. Got a letter saying I would get $255 but no other benefits. Why? … read more
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I am divorced many years, was married 10 + my ex is 65 but
I am divorced many years, was married 10 + my ex is 65 but on disability for about 15 yrs. He remarried but she died. I am just 62 single working full time. Wondering what benefits I can get from ex s… read more
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If my birthday is in October and I want to start taking
If my birthday is ***** October and I want to start taking social security do I have to wait until my birthday and I am 70 … read more
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I need to find out what my payments would be if i took my
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I am 63 and decided to retire and start my social security
I am 63 and decided to retire and start my social security benefits. My husband is 66 and still working and has decided to wait until age 70 to start his benefits. However, is there something called “… read more
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I Wii turn 70 in 2019 oct 7th. I have not started Social
I Wii turn 70 in 2019 oct 7th. I have not started Social Security as yet. My wife turned 62 yrs old. She will not start SS benfits until full retirtment at 66 yrs. old. IfI die be for her will she rec… read more
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My husband has passed away 7 months ago, and I was told that
My husband has passed away 7 months ago, and I was told that I would be able to get his social security payments instead of mine, since his are higher. Is this true? … read more
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My wife was born 4/27/60 and passed 10/10/14. We were
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I am currently receiving SS. I am going to apply for
I am currently receiving SS. I am going to apply for Survivor Benefits from my recently deceased husband. Based on the 2015 SS Act i understand I should defer my current SS benefit and apply for the l… read more
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I turned age 66 in August and started collecting my social
I turned age 66 in August and started collecting my social security benefit as of August. My husband won't be 66 until next year in October. We are considering having him delay collecting his social s… read more
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