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3*). I am looking into retirement and am interested in
My name is K* (3*). I am looking into retirement and am interested in getting information on taking my late husbands social security and letting my grow. His was T* (3*). he passed away in J*, 2*. Can… read more
Mark Anderson
Mark Anderson
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My husband just passed away. can I chose to get his social
My husband just passed away. can I chose to get his social security benefits instead of mine if his are a little more than mine? if so how do I do this? … read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
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I'm planning to retire in 2020 and need to know my next
i'm planning to retire in 2020 and need to know my next steps. I won't be 70 until 12/2020 & wanted to know if I can hold off applying for my benefit until then if I retire in July of 2020. I'm curren… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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I have a mother that is going blind and a husband that has
I have a mother that is going blind and a husband that has cancer and heart failure. I am the caretaker of them and the house as well as trying to work a full time job. If I have to retire t 62 what w… read more
Lev
Lev
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I am confused about my Social Security benefits. I am 75. My
My husband, Mark A. Chapin, passed away on January 9 this year. He was still working and was on the way to work when he had a brain stroke and passed away the following day. I understand that I will get his Social Security since it is bigger than mine plus a benefit since he was a wage earning person when he died.… read more
Lev
Lev
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If I should die before my wife will she receive any of my SS
If I should die before my wife will she receive any of my SS benefits? … read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
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My husband passed away on April 20.2018, and Funeral
My husband passed away on April 20.2018, and Funeral director said he notified Social Security , BUT neglected to tell that I am still alive. I should be getting my husbands Social Security check and … read more
Barbara
Barbara
Enrolled Agent, Paralegal
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My husband and I are both drawing social security benefits.
My husband and I are both drawing social security benefits. I still work. He has Parkinson's and we were discussing if he passes away and how will I make it. His benefits are $1500 and mine are $900 m… read more
dylatess
dylatess
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JD
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My husband has passed away 7 months ago, and I was told that
My husband has passed away 7 months ago, and I was told that I would be able to get his social security payments instead of mine, since his are higher. Is this true? … read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
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Second opinion] My husband passed away and I would like to
Second opinion] My husband passed away and I would like to know as his spouse can I collect his social security check instead of mine?… read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
35,154 satisfied customers
My husband passed away in Jan 2018....am I entitled to
My husband passed away in Jan 2018....am I entitled to receive his SS benefit check if it is more than mine? He was 68 nd I am now 69. … read more
lucy7368
lucy7368
Juris Doctor
41,620 satisfied customers
IF I REMARRY AT AGE OR 70, WILL I BE ABLE TO CONTINUE SOCIAL
IF I REMARRY AT AGE 69 OR 70, WILL I BE ABLE TO CONTINUE SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS I RECIEVE FROM MY HUSBAND OF 29 YEARS? OR WOULD I LOSE THEM … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
35,154 satisfied customers
My ex-husband passed away and he receives more in social
My ex-husband passed away and he receives more in social security than I do. What do I need to do to receive his instead of mine. … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
35,154 satisfied customers
My ex-husband passed away on 1/13/2017. We were married for
My ex-husband passed away on 1/13/2017. We were married for 32 years. How do I apply for his social security instead of mine? … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
20,006 satisfied customers
My husband passed away 1-18-2015. He and I both received
My husband passed away 1-18-2015. He and I both received social security checks. His check was $1825.00. My check is $924.00. For February his check was stopped. I received mine. Am I entitled to his … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,347 satisfied customers
I am a permanently disabled after working for 25 years as a
I am a permanently disabled after working for 25 years as a legal secretary. I was well-paid, and I worked more hours in 25 years than many people do in 40 years, so my disability benefits are substan… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
Just wondering.... I am a working, married woman. If my husband
Just wondering.... I am a working, married woman. If my husband who also works, passes away - would I receive my social security benefits + his, or just mine? ((Looking at life insurance options, etc.… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
I started drawing my social security at age 62 and was told
I started drawing my social security at age 62 and was told part of my SS bbefit was from my husband.When my husband turned 62 he started drawing SS of his decesased wife and when he turned 65 he star… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,591 satisfied customers
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