Retirement Community
        Find answers to Social Security Questions social security questions and answers

Social Security Resources


Social Security Home
Ask a SS Question
When to start
Full retirement age
Retirement Age & Stop Work Age
Benefits by year of birth
Benefits While Working
Social Security Forms

Latest Added FAQs
• I am 62 years old and am considering taking early retirement and collecting soc. sec. My questions is that I have a pension from IBM (retired) and will have one from the school district.
Q: I am 62 years old and am considering taking early retirement and collecting soc. sec. My questions ...


• Hello Carol,
Was married to ex spouse for 16 years and that was 23 years ago. I am now almost 66 years old and have applied for ex spouse half payment for social security

Q: Hello Carol, Was married to ex spouse for 16 years and that was 23 years ago. I am now almost 6...
   Last Update : 10-08-2012


• Is she eligible to receive benefits from his earnings if she files for ex-spouse retirement benefits with social security?

Q: My question is my mother was married to my father (in California) for more than 10 years. They had ...
   Last Update : 07-24-2012


• I am desperately seeking your guidance in demystifying the process of applying for social security benefits.
Q: I am desperately seeking your guidance in demystifying the process of applying for social security b...
   Last Update : 07-18-2012


• I turned 62 in February of 2012, and am retiring August 15, 2012. I am a sole propietor of an LLC
Q: I turned 62 in February of 2012, and am retiring August 15, 2012.� I am a sole propietor of an LLC...
   Last Update : 07-11-2012





DISCLAIMER - THIS WEBSITE IS NOT ENDORSED BY OR AFFILIATED WITH THE U.S. SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION , OR ANY GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY.
 

Social Security Answers expertSocial security question 30 day money back Carol Thomas has recently retired from the Social Security Administration after 28 years service and is ready to answer your questions.
Read Carols comments in this BankRate.com Social Security article

We will never post anyone's name, or other identifiable information.


Categories:

SSA Basics | SSA Disability | SSA Spouse Benefits | Social Security Widow Benefits |  General Questions

Home

Search Knowledgebase
 

Jump to Category
 

here

Social Security

 

      Social Security Basics
 
         can i work part-time while drawing social security
         How do I obtain a copy of my SSI disability award letter? I need to know the quickest way of getting it.
         I would like advice on maximizing my SS benefits
         WIDOWS BENEFITS AND WORKING
         Social Security benefits for children of incarcerated parents
         social security points
         ex-husband's benefits
         Working while collecting Social Security
         When will I receive my first Social Security Payment? I was born Dec 11 1947
         Social Security Form 521
         Can I start collecting benefits if I'm still working?
         Social Security not enough credits
         What is the earliest age you can collect social security?
         Max you can earn $1180 per month
         If you die on the day that you receive your social security check do you have to repay it?
         Social Security Award Letter
         Start and stop SS benefits?
         payment of benefits after death
         Will my spouse and kids receive benefits when I die?
         collecting my ex husbands sos after his death, how many years do we have to have been married and how do i go about this
         Is it possible to have duplicate Social Security Numbers?
         I did not receive my ssi check for march 2009.
         Social Security Award Letter
         When do you stop paying into SS
         How does Social Security fit into my retirement plan?
         How does military retirement pay affect Social Security benefits?
         What if I want to work part-time in retirement?
         automatic deposit of checks into a new bank account
         Surviving Spouse Benefits
         Eligible for Social Security Medicare parts B&D at age 65

      Social Security Questions From Visitors
 
         Hello Carol,
Was married to ex spouse for 16 years and that was 23 years ago. I am now almost 66 years old and have applied for ex spouse half payment for social security
         I will be 64 in a month and am working and intend to work until 70 or so. My wife is 68 and is retired - has been taking Soc
         I turned 62 in February of 2012, and am retiring August 15, 2012. I am a sole propietor of an LLC
         I turn 62 in a few months.. I have been self employed builder for 30 years and my pay in has been low..I have not worked in
         I am a 72 year old Psychologist still working full time in practice. I receive social security benefits (since I was 66).

          My Dad was a vet he passed 3 years ago--his wife of 40 + years (my step-mom) just passed--are there any funding availabel t
         1) I am 70 years old and am receiving Social Security .I have been receiving about $1,100.00 per month since I was 62 years o
         Hi Carol,
I think I understand the social security admin regulations from your other
answers but wanted to go over the spec
         I was eligible for and began collecting Social Security last October. I turned 66 on September 29th. I have since thought i
         I am a teacher with over 40 Social Security quarters but less than 20 years of substantial earnings. I am 66 years old and am
         My husband will reach full retirement age, 66 in July 2012. He will have earned over the 38,880 by 15,100 therefore will hav
         I am 63 1/2, working full time, but I absolutely despise my job and would like to quit if I could afford to live very frugall
         
I actually have quite a few questions.
I'm 62, not working, and my husband is 61 and getting SSD. I know that if I apply
         The problem and questions:

I was overpaid 35,000. Social Security took back 6000. I appealed the entire amount and have n
         I was widowed in 1983 at age 36 (my husband was 39). I am now 64, never remarried, employed full time again roughly since the
         
Hi Carol, I have a social security question - payment information is below from paypal.

I have a friend that is 63, will
         My mom needs a copy of her social security award letter for possible housing. How can I get a copy for her? She is not able
         I was marry to my exhusband for 20 years before he devoice me he suopse to retire next year will I be able to get any money f
         I am a 59.5 years old, widow since Jan 2006. My job of 16 years is going away in July 09. So if needed, I planned to draw
         I make about 40,000 dollars a year-can how much less do I have to make to start collecting widows benefits ?
         when should I expect a Social Security Check
         I am having problems finding employment. I found a part time job, I only work one day a week. I am worried that after drawing
         We were married for 17 years, We were divorced in 1988 He died in 2009--can I get Social Security from his account?

         In feb 2012 I applied to soc sec to become rep payee for my mo that has dementia/alzheimers.After surgery in Dec 2011 this be
         I be came unable to work 2years ago I have not paid enough in to draw Social Security disablity. can I draw of my husbands ev
         My Bday is 10/06/1932. I have been drawing Social Security since age 65. Current gross benefit is $2,376/mo. Spouse (Sue) Bda
         HOW WOULD I OBTAIN A COPY OF MY AWARD LETTER



Support Replied ~ 05-02-2009 22:06
         I am 50 years old and disable, where can I find good houseing on my fixed income of $810 a month and $32 in food stamps. in t
         I am 56 and currently retired from a california county government. I have paid into social security throughout my employment
         I just saw your info. that I may be able to collect my ex-spouces benefit We were divorced 11 years ago and he passed away

      Social Security Spouse Benefits
 
         I am 62 years old and am considering taking early retirement and collecting soc. sec. My questions is that I have a pension from IBM (retired) and will have one from the school district.
         Is she eligible to receive benefits from his earnings if she files for ex-spouse retirement benefits with social security?
         I would like advice on maximizing my SS benefits
         Can I draw SS on my husband?
         Should wife take half of husbands now and hers later
         Divorce and SS income
         I was married to my ex for 27 years. If he got remarried and then passed away, would I be entitled to his entire benefit if
         CAN I DRAW OFF HUSBANDS SOCIAL SECURITY?
         I will be 64 in a month and am working and intend to work until 70 or so. My wife is 68 and is retired - has been taking Soc
         I turned 62 in February of 2012, and am retiring August 15, 2012. I am a sole propietor of an LLC
         I was told that IF I WAIT UNTIL FULL RETIREMENT AGE, I will be eligible to collect a spousal benefit based on my husband's be
         Wife drawing on my ss benefits instead of her own
         Draw off my social security benefits
         I am desperately seeking your guidance in demystifying the process of applying for social security benefits.
         Eligible for Social Security Medicare parts B&D at age 65
         Spousal benefit question
         social security spousal benefits
         spousal benefits
         Spousal benefit question
         Teacher retirement and husband benefits
         Wife and husband collecting benefits
         Spousal benefit amount
         Receive benefits on husband's acct without his retiring.
         Spousal benefits
         will my girlfriend lose her ssi if we get married?
         Collecting husband social security
         If Death Should Occur, Will The remaining spouse get the higher social amount or how does this work?
         Spousal benefits
         Spouse Social Security Benefits for wife
         My Mother can't draw my Father's Social Security

            Ex Spouse
 
               Is she eligible to receive benefits from his earnings if she files for ex-spouse retirement benefits with social security?
               Hello Carol,
Was married to ex spouse for 16 years and that was 23 years ago. I am now almost 66 years old and have applied for ex spouse half payment for social security
               Can A wife Draw Social Security Benefits off of Living husband?
               drawing social security from ex husband
               Drawing my deceased husband's Social Security after remarriage
               Can I collect social security off my ex husbands pension
               Can I draw off of my Husbands Social Security
               Social Security Question
               Divorce and SS income
               ex spouse social security after second marriage ... aged spouse
               I was married to my ex for 27 years. If he got remarried and then passed away, would I be entitled to his entire benefit if
               can i remarry if im collection on deceased husbands soc. sec
               At what age can I collect on my ex husband Social Security?
               Does Ex-wife benefits effect new wife's benefit after I die
               Deceased ex-husband ssi /veteran benefits
               Receiving Ex-Husbands Social Security
               SS of ex-husband
               Draw off my social security benefits
               Ex-Spouse benefits
               Social security benefits from deceased ex husband?
               Ex husband and social security
               Ex spouse disability
               ex spouse social security benefits
               Ex spouse
               Ex Spouse that is deceased
               Divorcee Benefit
               Ex-Spouse Benefits
               Social security drawing off ex spouses
               ex husband Social Security
               social security benefits for deceased ex-wife

      Social Security Disability
 
         Social Security not enough credits
         OVER AGE 75 Just married now WIDOW
         what is the allowable amount for a widow to collect from SSDI
         SS Benefits
         Do I have to pay back SSDI if I work after 66
         Ex spouse disability
         Disability and Medicare And marriage
         SS Disability home care
         Disability for Mental Illness/Medicare
         SS disability
         Social Security disability/medicare/extra help
         worried about my social security disability benefits
         Disability and pension
         My wife just received notice that she won her disability case.
         SSD and retirement SS benefit
         Currently I am receiving SSD and have been since Feb2008
         Disability money owed.
         Social Security Disability
         Wife draw off of my earnings?
         SS DISABILITY
         social security disability
         Social Security disability and working
         ssd and my pension
         retirement age while on SSDI
         Social Security DISABILITY CARD
         va disability and ss retirement
         social security disability and private company profit sharing bonus
         social security disability benefits
         Social Security disability benefits
         I receive Social Security Disability

      Widow or Widowers Social Security Benefits
 
         WIDOWS BENEFITS AND WORKING
         widow's benefits
         Social Security Question
         Deceased wife benefits
         I was married to my ex for 27 years. If he got remarried and then passed away, would I be entitled to his entire benefit if
         widow benefits
         can i remarry if im collection on deceased husbands soc. sec
         widows pension
         surviving spouse benefits
         widow's benefits
         Drawing a dead spouses social security
         Widow benefits
         Does Ex-wife benefits effect new wife's benefit after I die
         Deceased ex-husband ssi /veteran benefits
         OVER AGE 75 Just married now WIDOW
         Husband's social security
         death benefit
         what is the allowable amount for a widow to collect from SSDI
         Widow's Benefit at age 60
         SS Benefits
         marriage length be before a widow can file for widower's social security
         widows benefits
         Social security and widow's benefits
         Ex Spouse that is deceased
         widows pay
         My husband died four years ago and I was receiving benefits until last August. I am 58 (last February) and my youngest son w
         Can I still keep my deceased husband"s Social Security income if I remarry?
         Carol,
My sister found her husband dead the morning of Sep 2, 2010. He had a massive heart-attack upon autoposy. He was reti
         Amount of Late Husband's Social Security
         SS after spouse dies
here

Uncategorised

 


DISCLAIMER - You should consult with your local Social Security Office before acting upon any information received as a response to your question on "Social Security Advisor".

"Social Security Advisor" is intended to provide accurate and authoritative information with regard to the subject matter covered. It is offered with the understanding that neither the publisher nor the author is engaged in rendering legal, accounting, investment or other professional advice or services.

Information obtained from RetirementCommunity.com, including e-mail responses from "Social Security Advisor" should be considered as general educational information. You must never rely upon the advice given here. Your individual situation may not fit the generalizations discussed. Only your local Social Security office can evaluate your individual situation and give you advice.


Social Security Questions and answers
In the news: Read Carols comments in this BankRate.com Social Security article


Thank you so much. The amount of infomation you provided on our call went a long way in helping to resolve the issues I had with the social security rep I was working with.
Tom F. 09-23-2014


Thank you so much. You provide a fantastic service and I really appreciate all your help. The next time I have a question regarding Social Security I will go to you first and save myself a lot of time.
Carol J. 09-11-2014


Thanks for the straight forward answers. It would have save a lot of time if I knew about this site months ago.
Emily D. 08-31-2014

Great talking with you and thanks for the help. Things now seem to be going in the right direction.
Chris H. 12/17/11

Hello, thank you so much for responding to my inquiry, I really did not expect to get an answer from you so quickly. Brought the information you sent to my social security office an the issue, i have been dealing with for months, was resolved in an hour.
Veda M. 11/05/11

Thank you so much for the reply.
Tom C. 9/17/11

Thank you so much for returning my email so quickly.
Laverne J. 8/15/11

Read More


 




...........................



 Active Adult Communities | Assisted Living | Adult Day Services | Alzheimer's Care
Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) | Home Care and Hospice Care | Independent Living

Senior Centers  | Retirement Jobs | Senior Care Jobs

Become a Featured Community  |  Submit Listing | Advertiser Login | Contact Us

Sunrise New Jersey

 

Alabama |  Alaska | . Arizona | . Arkansas |  California |  Colorado |  Connecticut |  Delaware |  Florida |  Georgia |  Hawaii |  Idaho |  Illinois |  Indiana |  Iowa |  Kansas |  Kentucky |  Louisiana |  Maine |  Maryland |  Massachusetts |  Michigan |  Minnesota |  Mississippi |  Missouri |  Montana |  Nebraska |  Nevada |  New Hampshire |  New Jersey |  New Mexico |  New York |  North Carolina |  North Dakota |  Ohio |  Oklahoma |  Oregon |  Pennsylvania |  Rhode Island |  South Carolina |  South Dakota |  Tennessee |  Texas |  Utah |  Vermont |  Virginia |  Washington |  Washington DC |  West Virginia |  Wisconsin |  Wyoming | 

© 2001-2014 Retirement Community All Rights Reserved.

All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owners.

Privacy Policy | Site Map