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I have been working since I began receiving Social Insurance
Second opinion] I have been working since I began receiving Social Insurance benefits in 1997 at age 62. At one point, since I had been contributing while collecting S.S., my payment was increased. Th… read more
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I was forced to retire at 62, I am now 70. Is it true that
I was forced to retire at 62, I am now 70. Is it true that my benefits should increase to what I would have earned if I had been 66? … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
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My spouse just died nov 13,2018. At 71.5 years old and still
My spouse just died nov 13,2018. At 71.5 years old and still working full time, he had just started collecting. I am 61, quit my full time job 9/18 to care for him. I need to know what my monthly benn… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
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I plan on waiting until full retirement age to begin
Second opinion] I plan on waiting until full retirement age to begin receiving S.S. benefits because I was told that I can't use 1/2 of my spouses benefit amount until then. My question is, can I begi… read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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My wife applied and received ss when she was 66...amount was
Yes My wife applied and received ss when she was 66...amount was $341..I applied in 2015 at age 66 and was awarded $1838...my wife received a letter at same time saying she would receive $833.50 as wife and $385.50 from her own record and would receive these 2 benefits in 1 check... this has been paid for the last 2.5 years. Recently she got notice from SSA saying they calculated her payment incorrectly and she is only entitled to $852.80...your thoughts? … read more
keeperumiami
keeperumiami
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I have been trying to get a answer from social sec. on why I
I have been trying to get a answer from social sec. on why I am not receiving my husbands social security check instead of mine.He passed in October and this is January. I should of been receiving the… read more
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My husband is retiring from Portland (Oregon) Public Schools
My husband is retiring from Portland (Oregon) Public Schools and will be receiving a pension from PERS. He also has paid into Social Security as a self employed person and while teaching this past 18 … read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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Is a special rule where the money you make before you apply
Is a special rule where the money you make before you apply or retire is not held against you. Does not keep you from drawing your first check. … read more
PDtax
PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
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I received a letter yesterday stating there was a change in
I received a letter yesterday stating there was a change in my monthly benefit. I will receive $9.00 around 10/18 - Will receive $1627.00 for Oct around 11/16 - what happened to my regular $1627.00 fo… read more
annelew12554
annelew12554
Master Tax Preparer
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My benefit check was reduced. I had been getting 1000 as an
My benefit check was reduced. I had been getting 1000 as an benefit from my ex husbands death. We were married for 20 years, then he re married for less than 15 years. My regular check for the last 8 … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,334 satisfied customers
My husband passed away in 2003, I was receiving social
My husband passed away in 2003, I was receiving social security since I was 62. I was given social security on his record. I have been working since 2003 putting money in social security. I am now 84,… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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Help. I started taking retirement in 2013 (December) at age
Help. I started taking retirement in 2013 (December) at age 62. My husband also took retirement in 2014, at age 65. He passed away in November of 2015. I filed our joint tax return for 2015 in Feb. of… read more
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In 2011, age 62, worked until August and requested retirement
In 2011, age 62, worked until August and requested retirement to start in September. The following year I worked for a month earned under the limit. I received a letter dated September 26, with update… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,334 satisfied customers
How do they calculate what you receive at 62? Is it based on
How do they calculate what you receive at 62? Is it based on an average of all your earnings or on the last few years. If I am earning less now than 5 years ago how does it affect things or does it? I… read more
R. Klein, EA
R. Klein, EA
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Master's Degree
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My wife applied for SS spousal benefits beginning after her
My wife applied for SS spousal benefits beginning after her 66 birthday in July. She began collecting on her own SS earnings at 62. We expected she would receive 1/2 of what I would receive at age 66 … read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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I am on long term disability from my job, which I had to resign
I am on long term disability from my job, which I had to resign in order to receive benefits, as a Middle School math teacher. The reason as recurrent breast cancer. While currently there is no eviden… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a Social Security question. My husband turns 66 in
I have a Social Security question. My husband turns 66 in October and I turn 62 in December (both 2012). We are both still working and making pretty good incomes and we both are happy to continue work… read more
dylatess
dylatess
ATTORNEY
JD
3,490 satisfied customers
I want to collect ss benefits at age 62 and still work at my
I want to collect ss benefits at age 62 and still work at my job that pays me around $30,000.00 a year. Can I still do this and when I quit working at age 66-67 have my ss benefits increased to what t… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,334 satisfied customers
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