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If my husband dies what percent of his social security will
If my husband dies what percent of his social security will I receive. He is now getting full benefits & I now receive half of his benefits. … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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I turn 66 on October 24th. I was told last year I could
I turn 66 on October 24th. I was told last year I could start to receive some of my ex-husband's ss. We were married 34 years. Can you confirm this please. Also i am still working. Thank you … read more
Loren
Loren
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I am currently 65 and will turn 66 in February. I am
I am planning on collecting my social security ant that point my birthday date is February 7, 1953 My husband's birthdate is August 9, 1954 … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
5,415 satisfied customers
I draw my SS and my husband draws his SS. In the event of
I draw my SS and my husband draws his SS. In the event of his death, would I still draw my SS, and would I have widows benefits from his SS. I am trying to establish what would be available to me afte… read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
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On March 28, 2018, I received a letter saying I receive
[Second opinion] On March 28, 2018, I received a letter saying I receive $135.00 a month based on my husband's recored. His # is ************ … read more
Arthur Rubin
Arthur Rubin
Doctoral Degree
1,406 satisfied customers
I am married. I am 54 and my husband is 55. He's not
I am married. I am 54 and my husband is 55. He's not retiring until at least 65. what are the rules for me taking a SS benefit from him before I take mine? Is it something like half? I know some of th… read more
lev-ssa
lev-ssa
Retirement and Benefits
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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I want to start collecting social security on my 63rd
I want to start collecting social security on my 63rd birthday in July. Do I get locked in on my SS amount, or can I collect on my husband's amount (half, but he has not filed for SS yet either). Or c… read more
lev-ssa
lev-ssa
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My husband is currently receiving social security and I am
My husband is currently receiving social security and I am receiving a spousal benefit. I am not yet collecting my social security. If my husband pays back all social security benefits received ($28,0… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,334 satisfied customers
I am now 65. I was told the amount I would receive at the
I am now 65. I was told the amount I would receive at the Social Security office and that I would not be able to claim the amount from my ex-husband until I reach age 66. Someone mentioned that I can … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
5,415 satisfied customers
My husband and I have been married years. I am collecting
My husband and I have been married for 30 years. I am collecting SS; he is eligible next year. May I collect SS based on his higher earnings rather than mine. If so, when am I eligible and where do I … read more
Isaac, Esq.
Isaac, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
585 satisfied customers
I am 70 and collecting social security. I am divorced from
I am 70 and collecting social security. I am divorced from my husband 2+ years. I was told I can collect on my ex husband's social security but he is 10 years younger than me and has not yet applied f… read more
PDtax
PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
5,184 satisfied customers
I am presently receiving my SS Benefit, I am 67 and began my
I am presently receiving my SS Benefit, I am 67 and began my payment when I turned 66. My husband is 62 and thinking of retiring can he defer taking his SS benefits until age 66 and receive one half o… read more
PDtax
PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
5,184 satisfied customers
My son gets SSI because of his disability. He got a lump sum
My son gets SSI because of his disability. He got a lump sum payment from SSI (retro pay) and must spend this down in the next few months. A friend of his suggests that he invest in his new clothing l… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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Iam 65 years old. My husband is deceased and died 5 plus years
Iam 65 years old. My husband is deceased and died 5 plus years ago when he was 65 yrs old without applying for Social Security benefits. My Social Security benefits are a little higher than his. My qu… read more
dylatess
dylatess
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JD
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Wife is 62 and a school teacher. Before her teaching career,
Wife is 62 and a school teacher. Before her teaching career, she had enough quarters to qualify for SS. Husband is 65 and was a school teacher for years. He does not have enough quarters to qualify fo… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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Steve G. Hi, How are you? Well I hope. I had some clients tell
Steve G. Hi, How are you? Well I hope. I had some clients tell me about this SS plan. I don't understand how it doesn't affect the husband's account if the spouse receives half of his ss benefit. Also… read more
CGCPA
CGCPA
Owner
Bachelor's Degree
3,815 satisfied customers
Am I eligible for SS under my husbands benefits now and then
Am I eligible for SS under my husbands benefits now and then can I switch to my own social security benefits? He is 70 an receiving Social security I was 65 in Feb 2012. My employment was terminated i… read more
Isaac, Esq.
Isaac, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
585 satisfied customers
I am a 55 year old woman who divorced 4 years ago after a 20
I am a 55 year old woman who divorced 4 years ago after a 20 year marriage. My question is...If I remarry after the age of 60, do I qualify for half of my ex's SS? He is 10 years older than I am...do … read more
CGCPA
CGCPA
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Christopher B, Esq.

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