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My husband passed away 7 years ago. I was now told there is
My husband passed away 7 years ago. I was now told there is a new law, that even though I collect my own SS, I can also apply to get part of my husband. Is that true? If so, what do I need to do. I'm … read more
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If my husband dies would I be able to collect monthly from
If my husband dies would I be able to collect monthly from his social security since it will be keeping my maiden name.… read more
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My husband is at full retirement age of 70 and has just
My husband is at full retirement age of 70 and has just started receiving benefits. I am 68 and still working full time. I will wait until 70 before I claim any benefits. Because I am 68, was born bef… read more
Lev
Lev
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My husband is collecting SS benefits and has passed away
My husband is collecting SS benefits and has passed away today. I know I have to report this to the SS however, I am not retired and I am collection half of his benefits( I a 68). If I should choose t… read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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Working husband taking half of retired wife's mthly social
working husband taking half of retired wife's mthly social security income. when husband retires, can he convert to taking his own social security income fully … read more
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My wife started collecting Social Security at age 62, I
my wife started collecting Social Security at age 62, I started SS at age 65 ,3 years after my wife did. Is she eligible to collect additional benefits based on my retirement amount? … read more
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Stephen G.
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My wife died 3 years ago at the age 62, as a survivor
Hello, My wife died 3 years ago at the age 62, as a survivor husband I gott about 14,000 dollars fro SS. Now I am 68 year old, can I claim her retirement from SS ? … read more
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My husband is on hospice, I was told that he doesn't have to
My husband is on hospice, I was told that he doesn't have to pay his medicare premium anymore, is that true? … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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I am 73 and drawing my SS. My husband is 65 and has not
I am 73 and drawing my SS. My husband is 65 and has not started drawing his.I want a divorce and I want to know if I can draw on his SS? We have been married 27 yrs. … read more
ABC Accounting Group
ABC Accounting Group
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I am 72 years old and will be 73 in September. I was married
I am 72 years old and will be 73 in September. I was married more than 20 years then divorced. My question is: am I eligible to file for SS benefits on my ex husband's SS benefits? … read more
Stephen G.
Stephen G.
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I have been told when I am 66 (March) if I don't want to
I have been told when I am 66 (March) if I don't want to collect my SS benefits until I am 70, I have the option of collecting 1/2 of my husbands SS. now. Is that correct? … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
35,262 satisfied customers
I was widowed at age 68 and collect SS on my de eased spouse
I was widowed at age 68 and collect SS on my de eased spouse benefit since he was on SS and his was larger then mine. If I remarry do I lose his benefit and have to go back to mine which is quite a bi… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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I have been receiving ss benefits since age 62; I am now
I have been receiving ss benefits since age 62; I am now over 67. My wife is still currently employed and is age 62. Is she currently eligible to receive some type of benefit, just because I am receiv… read more
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emc011075
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My husband is 67 and I am 64. He filed a "file and suspend"
My husband is 67 and I am 64. He filed a "file and suspend" this past spring, before the SS law change. We are both working. He plans to retire at 70, I plan to retire at 68. Since I have the higher S… read more
emc011075
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I have been reading about the new S.S law change where you
I have been reading about the new S.S law change where you have to apply by April by April 29th in order to be grandfathered in. My question is this- My father in law is 73 and mother in law is 68 and… read more
Megan C
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I went to the ssa.gov/retirement to apply spouse's
I went to the ssa.gov/retirement to apply for my spouse's benefits. It says "retirement/medicare" - is this where I need to be. I am 73 and already receiving ss, just not a portion of my current,livin… read more
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Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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I plan to continue working well after I reach my full Social
I plan to continue working well after I reach my full Social Security age of 66. However, I may begin collecting my SS benefits at age 68 or 70, and then continue to work until age 73. First of all, m… read more
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I was married for 32 years to a Viet Nam vet (served 4 years
I was married for 32 years to a Viet Nam vet (served 4 years in Navy 1964-1968) when he died. I was 49 with a disabled child, my husband was 50. I remarried after 5 years and am now in the process of … read more
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