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I am retired and currenty draw reduced benefits from social
I am retired and currenty draw reduced benefits from social security. I have a pension through our STRS program in California. While a teacher in California I paid into the STRS program and not into s… read more
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Lev, Much Thanks for your help last night..My wife is a
Second opinion] Lev, Much Thanks for your help last night..My wife is a retired public school teacher..Your info. stated that Social Security GPO would not apply If: "You paid Social Security taxes on… read more
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Lev
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I'm 75, retired teacher; I don't get SS benefits I draw
I'm 75, retired teacher; I don't get SS benefits I draw STRS, CA...My wife will begin drawing SS benefits starting in Sept., 2019........I have it set up that my wife will get my pension from teachers… read more
Lane
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Divorced female spouse has been receiving a portion of ex
Divorced female spouse has been receiving a portion of ex husbands retiremnet benefit. Husband died yesterday. Is the ex wife eligible for more benefits from SS? What does she need to do to receive it… read more
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I are trying to qualify for a small SS a benefit, reduced
Second opinion] I are trying to qualify for a small SS a benefit, reduced because of WEP. If my husband dies before I do, will I receive his larger SS benefit?… read more
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Lev
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My wife was a public school teacher in Missouri from
My wife was a public school teacher in Missouri from approximately Sep 1976 (or 1977) ‘til June 1986. We cashed in her pension shortly thereafter. Her prior and subsequent social security wages have b… read more
Lev
Lev
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I am currently recieving a lowered social security pension
I am currently recieving a lowered social security pension check because I also receive a military pension and a teachers pension from the state of California. Since I did not pay into social security… read more
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My question is about spousal benefits. I am 64 and plan on
My question is about spousal benefits. I am 64 and plan on working to 70 before collecting benefits. My wife is a teacher in the Massachusetts Public Teacher's Retirement Plan. She is not eligible for… read more
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emc011075
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My wife is on teachers retirement(STRS) and I am on social
My wife is on teachers retirement(STRS) and I am on social security. If I die will she get my social security in addition to her retirement from STRS?… read more
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Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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My wife is a California teacher and she will retire next
My wife is a California teacher and she will retire next June at age 67. I am 70 and receive social security as well as disability from the VA. Currently, my wife receives an amount from Social Securi… read more
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Lane
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Spousal benefits. Both my wife and I have retired and receive
Spousal benefits. Both my wife and I have retired and receive benefits. Hers is minimal because she worked as a teacher for most of her career and was not participating in SS. I understand that she is… read more
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My wife is a teacher who has $ taken out of her pay for a State
My wife is a teacher who has $ taken out of her pay for a State Pension. She pays nothing into Social Security. She paid $1,55 FICA last year. I am retired and am getting $1400 a month in SS benefits.… read more
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I receive a California State Teachers retirement; I also have
I receive a California State Teachers retirement; I also have paid into SS for years and have over 40 quarters. (I still have a part-time job and pay SS every month when I am paid.) When I turned 65, … read more
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Megan C
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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
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Megan C
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My dad and his wife live in California. They were both educators
My dad and his wife live in California. They were both educators for the state. They are under the impression that when he dies she will not receive his social security. Is that correct? I think not.… read more
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I am a retired Rhode Island teacher who did not contribute
I am a retired Rhode Island teacher who did not contribute for social security benefits during my tenure. I did have some part-time work for which I earned a minimun 40 or so credits. When it is time … read more
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I hope you can provide an answer for me. My wife is a retired
I hope you can provide an answer for me. My wife is a retired school teacher from Fresno Unified School District here in California. She receives pension benefits through CalStrs. She receives no Soci… read more
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My questions concern the impact that a pending divorce settlement
My questions concern the impact that a pending divorce settlement will have on my social security benefits. I was born in June of 1959 and have been working full time for the last 30 years. Based on w… read more
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