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I am 74 years old, was married for 43 years my ex spouse jut
I am 74 years old , was married for 43 years my ex spouse jut got remarried .. I'm am not married .. who gets his social security … read more
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I am drawing full retirement benefits. My wife will be age 62 this year and has no earnings record. I understand she can apply for reduced spousal benefits when 62 . But, when I die, can she then opt for my SSA benefit? Or, is she forever stuck with the reduced benefit? … read more
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My wife {70} and I {75} are receiving sac. sec. benefits.
my wife {70} and I {75} are receiving sac. sec. benefits. when I die will she get half of mine? … read more
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Want to know if my ex spouse of 25 years can get 1/2 of my
want to know if my ex spouse of 25 years can get 1/2 of my SS if she gets remarriaged and if i die does she get my full SS … read more
Lane
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If my wife files for her own retirement benefits before
Hello. If my wife files for her own retirement benefits before reaching FRA, will she be penalized later when she switches to her spousal benefits when I file for my retirement benefits after reaching… read more
emc011075
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My wife and I are collecting SSN each month. We are both 74.
My wife and I are collecting SSN each month. We are both 74. She started taking SSN at age 62 and I started at 66 and 1/2. I earned more as I worked longer. If I die can you get my claim instead of he… read more
emc011075
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My wife is turns 65 in Oct and will be eligible to apply for
My wife is turns 65 in Oct and will be eligible to apply for her ss benefit not too long after wards. I don't plan on applying for mine for another 4 years as I am still working and do not want to tak… read more
Stephen G.
Stephen G.
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I am a widower, lost my wife 2003, who receives SS. For a
I am a widower, lost my wife 2003, who receives SS. For a time I received survivor benefits. If I remarry now, will my new wife get benefits when I die? … read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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My first wife took my social security benefits when we got
My first wife took my social security benefits when we got divorced. … read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Can my wife be granted my benefits at the time of my death?
can my wife be granted my benefits at the time of my death? … read more
Stephen G.
Stephen G.
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My husband died on November 18, 2015 at age 74 of kidney
My husband died on November 18, 2015 at age 74 of kidney failure and he was receiving his SS payments each month. He retired at 70. We were married on August 15, 2015. I'm currently 53 years old. We l… read more
Lane
Lane
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My wife and I will both turn age 61 this year and plan
Hello. My wife and I will both turn age 61 this year and plan on continuing to work to about age 70 - at which time we'll apply for social security benefits. Being the higher earning spouse I'm concer… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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My wife and I both receive SS Retirement Benefits. My wife
My wife and I both receive SS Retirement Benefits. My wife starting taking benefits when she reached her full retirement age. She is still working and is age 68. I took my social security at age 62 an… read more
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I am 74 and my wife is 72 and we are both drawing benefits
I am 74 and my wife is 72 and we are both drawing benefits based on our individual earnings. If I die first can she claim increased benefits based on my earnings? Can my wife increase her current bene… read more
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questions about my wife who getting close, as to whether to
questions about my wife who getting close, as to whether to take early but hers will be very small and mine is large but I am in bad health. I am aware she can get 1/2 of mine as wife but do not know … read more
R. Klein, EA
R. Klein, EA
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Please mention in DETAIL if i am correct in below in regard
Please mention in DETAIL if i am correct in below in regard with Social Security Benefits : (1) As i understand that even if i have paid into social security for 10 yrs and after that if i become temp… read more
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My wife and I want to make sure that her Survivors Benefit
My wife and I want to make sure that her Survivor's Benefit is maximized following my death. In other words we want to make sure she receives 100% of the reduced benefit that I've been receiving since… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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I am a 70 year old federal retiree. I am retired under the
I am a 70 year old federal retiree. I am retired under the Civil Service Retirement Annuity. I did not get the "survivor's" benefit for my wife in the event of my death, so she will not get any part o… read more
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