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I have several questions about receiving Social Security

I have several questions about receiving Social Security retirement benefits before I stop working, and before my "optimum" age.JA: These retirement benefits are supposed to help us but they can be so complicated! The Retirement Expert will help you get the most benefits propertly. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.Customer: I was born in 1953. I currently work 3/4 time at a job where I was full-time until two years ago. Health issues forced me to cut my time down. I understand I can apply for/get Social Security (at a reduced amount), and any benefit over the "maximum" will cut my benefit further. I also was married for 22 years and never remarried. I'm pretty sure my ex's SS amount would be more than mine, and I was told I should check on that. I'd also like to know if my CalPERS retirement, once I start receiving that, will make a difference in the amount of SS I'm paid. There are more questions, but these are a start ...JA: Is there anything else important you think the Retirement Accountant should know?Customer: Yes. Once I stop working altogether, will my benefit amount be the "full" amount it would have been if I stopped working NOW and applied for SS?

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This is a disability question. I've been out of work for 2

This is a disability question.JA: These retirement benefits are supposed to help us but they can be so complicated! The Retirement Expert will help you get the most benefits propertly. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.Customer: I've been out of work for 2 years. recent in icu for 6 weeks, now in nursing home. when should I list my date of onset for disability? 3/2/2/17 when I have medical proof?JA: Is there anything else the Retirement Accountant should be aware of?Customer: Treated for pneumonia and alcoholism

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I was permenatly disabled by 2 doctors and by the US post

I was permenatly disabled by 2 doctors and by the US post office in 2013. I receive a ss disability check. I will be 61 this year. My question is will I lose my disability check at 62 or at 66 &3mos which is my official retirement date?

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Can a widow under 60 claim her deceased husband's social

can a widow under 60 claim her deceased husband's social security who died while receiving it?JA: The Retirement Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.Customer: Husband is receiving his social security his wife is under 60 years old.JA: Is there anything else the Retirement Accountant should be aware of?Customer: No children

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What happens if i make over the limit while collecting

what happens if i make over the limit while collecting disability benefits, thank youJA: These retirement benefits are supposed to help us but they can be so complicated! The Retirement Expert will help you get the most benefits propertly. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.Customer: I am not retired, but i get some disability benefit and try to do some light housekeeping to keep active. I know i made more than the $600 limit. what do i do now?JA: Is there anything else important you think the Retirement Accountant should know?Customer: I don't know

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My brother in law was on social security disability for 20

my brother in law was on social security disability for 20 years until his death. We discovered after his death that he had a pension account with over$90,000 in assets. He was not receiving any pension income from this account. He also owned three tractor with trailers where he ran his own trucking business but only worked as a contractor for cash. Now that he is deceased will the Social Security Administration have a claim against his estate?

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I need to work not getting enough from ssi i was wondering

I need to work not getting enough from ssi i was wondering how much i can make to were i wont loose anything i only get 427 a month with ssi etcJA: The Retirement Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.Customer: I am not old i am 38 i get ssdJA: Is there anything else important you think the Retirement Accountant should know?Customer: what is the limit of income can i get whem workimg

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If I receive an inheritance from my parents will this affect

If I receive an inheritance from my parents will this affect my SSDI?JA: The Retirement Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.Customer: Each of my parents is expecting to leave me and my siblings a large amount of money when they die. Will this affect my SSDI?JA: Is there anything else important you think the Retirement Accountant should know?Customer: Not millions but maybe $50,000 each for a total of $100,000 but I do not know for sure.

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I started receiving social security disability benefits in

I started receiving social security disability benefits in July 2016. Am i eligible to start a trial work period?

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