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My husband passed away 2 yrs ago. I was told I could collect
My husband passed away 2 yrs ago. I was told I could collect his soc sec in lieu of mine if it was higher. However, we were only married 3 yrs. Does that make a difference? … read more
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My ex husband was collecting soc sec from his present wife
My ex husband was collecting soc sec from his present wife after she died. Now he died and I was married to him 10 + years first. I'm not married and have been on my own so sec since 2003. Can I draw … read more
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ALEX O
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I signed up for social security benefits early (age 64) at
Second opinion] I signed up for social security benefits early (age 64) at my husbands insistence. He left 1 year later. I only get about1/3 of his benefit. We were married 46 years. Any way I can get… read more
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I have been married for 37 years. If I were to divorce my
I have been married for 37 years. If I were to divorce my husband how would my social security look when I turn 65? … read more
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In regards to social security, when is it an option for one
In regards ***** ***** security, when is it an option for one spouse to be able to collect the higher of his/her social security benefits or 1/2 of the spouse's benefits?… read more
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I have an Alaska teacher's pension which was reduced by
I have an Alaska teacher's pension which was reduced by about 30% because my health did not allow me to work to full retirement age. I took my Soc. Sec. benefit at 62 to supplement it. It was only $10… read more
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Husband passed may 1st I mailed in the form for his last
Husband passed may 1st I mailed in the form for his last payment due to me, how long does it take to receive the payment? … read more
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Am I eligible for widows benefits? Here is my situation. My
Am I eligible for widows benefits? Here is my situation. My husband passed in 1998. We were married in 1990, divorced in 1993, but got back together shortly after our divorce. We had three children to… read more
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emc011075
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My wife, who now draws 760 month, age 74, based on my social
My wife, who now draws 760 month, age 74, based on my social security my age is 78 next month, never paid enough social security to reach 40quarters, or anything near that. She worked for the US Govt … read more
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emc011075
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I am a first wife divorced from my Husband and have been
I am a first wife divorced from my Husband and have been collecting on his soc sec for 22 yrs. Can 2nd wife collect if married him after he was already on Social Securityility before they married? … read more
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I am going to be 78, in a couple of weeks and have been
I am going to be 78, in a couple of weeks and have been receiving my deceased husbands social security for many years. However it had been brought to my attention that I should also be drawing my own … read more
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I am receiving widow's soc sec benefits, if I re-marry will
I am receiving widow's soc sec benefits, if I re-marry will I lose all benefits or will I receive my own benefit? … read more
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My ex and I married in 1973, had children i 1980, 1989,
My ex and I married in 1973, had children i 1980, 1989, 1994, he left in 1994, we divorced in 2006. … read more
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At age 66yrs, in 1 1/2 yrs I can receive my my deceased husbands
At age 66yrs, in 1 1/2 yrs I can receive my my deceased husbands SS, which is much larger than mine, however, I want to re-marry. Will I lose that SS and then have to revert to mine, which is much les… read more
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I have read that a divorced spouse can receive widow benefits
I have read that a divorced spouse can receive widow benefits if married to that person for more than 10 years and is not married. My question is this: If I was married for a couple of years to someon… read more
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I applied for Social Security as a widow. I am 61 and will
I applied for Social Security as a widow. I am 61 and will be 62 years old, 2/9/ 2012. Since I have been making over $14,000 every year I have only received a portion of my SS at the end of the year. … read more
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My first husband is still alive and already collecting social
My first husband is still alive and already collecting social security payments. I am retiring July 2012 at age 65. I want to get married but the additional payments, income is better with my first hu… read more
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mY EX-HUSBAND DIED AND i WAS ON UNKNOWINGLY ON HIS iNCOME TAX FOR OVER 20 YEARS EVEN THOUGH MARRIED FOR ABOUT 91/2 YEARS (He STAYED IN MY HOUSE FOR A LONG TIME AFTER the divorce AND HE LIKE i SAID he … read more
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