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Explain the basis for my monthly SS payment determination.
Please explain the basis for my monthly SS payment determination. … read more
emc011075
emc011075
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I will turn 62 next month. I recently talked to a Social
I will turn 62 next month. I recently talked to a Social Security rep at the office in my town and they said I would be able to collect both mine and my deceased husband's SS when I am ready--however,… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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My husband and I both collect SS. We both started collecting
My husband and I both collect SS. We both started collecting at age 62. If my husband were to pass away would I get his SS. Payment as his is much higher than mine. I understand that mine would be tak… read more
Barbara
Barbara
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I am a lower earner than my husband. Can I collect my own SS
Hi, I am a lower earner than my husband. Can I collect my own SS benefit at 62 (in 2020) and then switch to half of my husband's SS when he starts collecting at his FRA in 2024? My husband is 5 months… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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I have a question regarding my ss check. I was receiving a
I have a question regarding my ss check. I was receiving a check each month from ss. When my former husband died I was informed I would receive his ss benefits. I am now getting his ss. Because I'm ge… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
4,551 satisfied customers
Four years ago my husband died at age 58, I was 57 at the
Four years ago my husband died at age 58, I was 57 at the time and did collect the LSDB in that year. I will be 62 this year and want to apply for my ss benefit. After reading the ss website, I will n… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
32,981 satisfied customers
My wife and I are both 63. I'm 6 mos. younger. I was born in
My wife and I are both 63. I'm 6 mos. younger. I was born in Nov. and my wife was born in May., both in 1954. Wife opted to take her's at 62, which amounted to $780 / mo.. When I take mine at full ret… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
32,981 satisfied customers
I started receiving my Social Security at age 62 after I was
I started receiving my Social Security at age 62 after I was discharged from my job for factors from which up with me qualifying for SSDI. I am now about to turn 66 (my age for full SS benefits) at wh… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
32,981 satisfied customers
What are the benefits for the wife of a deceased husband.
what are the benefits for the wife of a deceased husband … read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
4,551 satisfied customers
I started receiving my SS benefits at my FRA in March and my
Hello I started receiving my SS benefits at my FRA in March and my wife how is not eligible based credits rule wants to get her spousal benefit at her FRA in December. No problem getting 50% of mine r… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
32,981 satisfied customers
I will be 62 on Sept 7 this year. I have applied for SS and
Hi. I will be 62 on Sept 7 this year. I have applied for SS and they sent me a confirmation of benefits and the amount I will receive each month. The only problem is they are starting my benefits in N… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
32,981 satisfied customers
I just turned 62 and would like to file for a portion of my
I just turned 62 and would like to file for a portion of my ex husbands social security. Would I claim the social security as additional income on my income tax next year? … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,334 satisfied customers
Under the restricted application law will this work? My wife
Under the restricted application law will this work? My wife is 62 can she start drawing SS today, and i am 68 can I apply a restricted application for spousal benefits, leaving my credits to grow to … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
32,981 satisfied customers
I retired from the Fed GOV in 2000 at age of 55 and was give
I retired from the Fed GOV in 2000 at age of 55 and was give full retirement because I saved three FED GOV jobs by taking early retirement. I became a flight attendant for American Airlines in 2000 an… read more
Robin D.
Robin D.
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
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I am 68 and receive full ss benefits. If my wife retires and
I am 68 and receive full ss benefits. If my wife retires and receives benefits at 62 will she receive a reduced survivor benefit when I die even after she reaches age 66… read more
dylatess
dylatess
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JD
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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
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,606 satisfied customers
My wife has higher social security earnings than I do. I am
My wife has higher social security earnings than I do. I am two years older. When I reach age 62, I will qualify for 1,543.58/month. Two years later, when my wife reaches age 62, she will qualify for … read more
dylatess
dylatess
ATTORNEY
JD
3,490 satisfied customers
When my wife collects her benefit at 62 she is projected to
When my wife collects her benefit at 62 she is projected to recieve around $1542. She worked for our local governmentr and paid SS taxes. I worked as a teacher and did not pay SS taxes however I have … read more
dylatess
dylatess
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JD
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