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Both my husband & I receive Social Security. If he dies do I
Both my husband & I receive Social Security. If he dies do I receive his … read more
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My husband recently died from cancer. He received social security. I am also receiving social security as I was the caregiver for my husband during his lengthy battle.. My husband received less monthl… read more
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Can I collect 1/2 of husbands s.s. legally when he now gets
can I collect 1/2 of husbands s.s. legally when he now gets it direct deposited to his own bank account.He has been collecting since age 62,he is now 67 and we are separated physically, since nov."19 … read more
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I am divorced and was married for 28 years. My husband died
I am divorced and was married for 28 years. My husband died recently and I wonder whether his social security payment was larger than mine so I can have mine increased. … read more
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MY HUSBAND AND I LIVE IN SEPARTATE STATES. HIS SOCIAL
MY HUSBAND FRED AND I LIVE IN SEPARTATE STATES. HIS SOCIAL SECURITY IS APPROX 1644 PER MO MINE IS 1287. DO I QUALIFY TO RECIEVE SOME OF HIS SOCIAL SECURITY? … read more
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I am divorced many years, was married 10 + my ex is 65 but
I am divorced many years, was married 10 + my ex is 65 but on disability for about 15 yrs. He remarried but she died. I am just 62 single working full time. Wondering what benefits I can get from ex s… read more
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My husband died on July 18, 2015. I am 64 yrs old and
My husband died on July 18, 2015. I am 64 yrs old and currently working fulltime. I was told by a SS representative back in 2015 that I could not collect my husband's SS benefit. I was literally told … read more
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I'm eligible to retire now at 65, however I've been told I
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My husband passed away on 5/10. I just received a letter
my husband passed away on 5/10. I just received a letter from SS that referred to the death benefit of $255 but it also said that benefit was the only one I would receive at this time. From my phone c… read more
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I am currently receiving SS. I am going to apply for
I am currently receiving SS. I am going to apply for Survivor Benefits from my recently deceased husband. Based on the 2015 SS Act i understand I should defer my current SS benefit and apply for the l… read more
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I HAve a question. I am on Social Security now. I retired
I HAve a question. I am on Social Security now. I retired before my husband as he wasnt retired yet. Can I get half of his now instead of mine as his is much more than mine? … read more
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I was told by friends that when my husband died in October
I was told by friends that when my husband died in October 2016 that if his SS was larger than mine, I would receive his amount he was getting... … read more
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I was married 8 years husband # ***** He died in 1976. I remarried
I was married 8 years husband # ***** He died in 1976. I remarried in 1980 husband #2 died in 2002. I am retiring and was told to draw on #1 his will be the most. How does that work when he was only 2… read more
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My husband and I are both working and both 67. is earnings
My husband and I are both working and both 67. is earnings are much larger than mine. I understand that if He applies and suspends his benefits and I apply for his benefits now (deferring my own until… read more
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I am a female 79 years old. I retired in Jan 2000 and began
I am a female 79 years old. I retired in Jan 2000 and began taking Social Security based on my salary as a nurse. My gross for 2010 was $1246.50 per month. In 1987 my husband and I divorced after 27 y… read more
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Husband and wife both born in 1948. Retirement age is 66.
Husband and wife both born in 1948. Retirement age is 66. If husband defers at 66 and waits till 70 to take ss his benefit goes up by 8% a year. If wife takes ss at age 66 she gets benefit based upon … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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I am 80 years old, divorced from my husband of 23 years, have
I am 80 years old, divorced from my husband of 23 years, have been remarried since 1993 to my second husband who expired Sept. 20, 2010. Someone told me that I could receive SS from my first husband w… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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When I reach retirement age (66) and I and my husband have
When I reach retirement age (66) and I and my husband have both worked, whose ssi would I receive if he should die? If we both live to retirement age, do we each collect our own ssi? What happens if w… read more
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