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My wife passed away on May 2, 2020, on May 13, 2020 I
My wife passed away on May 2, 2020, on May 13, 2020 I received a deposit in My account for $1628.00. I called the Social Office and told them that I had received my wife's payment and was told that th… read more
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My wife died on May 31, 2020. Soc Sec took her May payment
My wife died on May 31, 2020. Soc Sec took her May payment back. It is my understanding that, I will receive the larger of the 2 checks, which is hers. She received two thousand and change and I recei… read more
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My wife passed on 05/06/20. She and I were both on Soc. Sec.
My wife passed on 05/06/20. She and I were both on Soc. Sec. Her check would arrive at credit union on 4th Wed. Funeral Home said they would notify Soc. Sec. Is there anything else I have to do. Can I… read more
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My husband died. He was not eligible for soc sec benefits. I
My husband died young. He was not eligible for soc sec benefits. I was retired at the time of his death and was collecting soc sec. But could i have received some of his soc sec benefits even though h… read more
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lev-ssa
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I work full time, my wife does not. We have a down syndrome
I work full time, my wife does not. We have a down syndrome son who lives with us and my wife is his caregiver. Our son received social security. My wife will be entitled to half my social security wh… read more
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lev-ssa
Retirement and Benefits
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My husband passed away 5 years ago. I didn't know that when
My husband passed away 5 years ago. I didn't know that when a spouse dies that the remaining spouse is entitled to the higher of the 2 Soc. Sec. incomes. What must I do to receive his higher benefit..… read more
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lev-ssa
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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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emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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I am actually asking this for someone else. A friends
I am actually asking this for someone else. A friends husband has stage 4 cancer. They are not old enough to apply for soc sec benefits. If he dies can she receive widows benefits? They have been marr… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Bachelor's Degree
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If a widow getting soc sec based on her deceased husbands
If a widow getting soc sec based on her deceased husbands soc sec remaries, does that soc sec change? She is 67 and her husband passed away 18 months ago. … read more
Carter McBride
Carter McBride
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My husband passes we both get soc sec checks what do I do
My husband passes we both get soc sec checks what do I do next … read more
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Can a male spouse collect a percentage of his wife's soc.
Can a male spouse collect a percentage of his wife's soc. Sec or a few years and then switch to his own soc. sec. benefit when he reaches age 70? Husband has a much higher base and would like to hold … read more
Robin D.
Robin D.
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
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My husband passed away Feb. 7. I understand that Funeral
My husband passed away Feb. 7. I understand that Davis Funeral Home reported the death but told me I had to apply for a lump sum payment...I am not sure what to do. … read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
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My husband passed away in August, how do I go about
My husband passed away in August, how do I go about receiving the $225 death benefit? … read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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I m a widow of a former civil service worker who did not pay
I m a widow of a former civil service worker who did not pay social sec tax while employed by federal government. He did have 20 years worked out of civil service where he did pay soc sec taxes. I rec… read more
PDtax
PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
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My wife died in 2012, she was 72, she was drawing soc. sec.
My wife died in 2012, she was 72, she was drawing soc. sec. I am now 80 and drawing soc. sec. I was drawing soc. sec. at the time of her death. We were married for 32 years and were married at the tim… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
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I am 66 years old and will be 67 in December. I retired
Hello, I am 66 years old and will be 67 in December. I retired 12/31/12 so I am in my third year. At what age can I make any amount of income and not have it affect my Social Security monthly benefits… read more
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PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
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I am going to jail for 9 months for a nonviolent felony. I
I am going to jail for 9 months for a nonviolent felony. I am 71 years old and my wife is 67. I receive my soc sec retirement and my wife receives all of her earned retirement plus a portion of mine b… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
Oklahoma. I was told I could not get my exs soc. sec. untill
Oklahoma. I was told I could not get my ex's soc. sec. untill he died. I am 67, and he is 71. How can I get his soc. sec. now. I make 517. per mo.He's wealthy. I'm barely getting by even w/ medicare. … read more
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Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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