Widow's Benefits

How Are Widow's Benefits Calculated If The Widow Is On Social Security Disability?

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Hi Larry,
How do they calculate widows benefits if the widow is age 61 and on SS Disability since age 53 and spouse that she was married to for 38 years passed at age 68 and was collecting FRA SS Benefits. I can find all the information if disabled widow is 50 to 60 but what about after age 60?

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Can I Receive My Deceased Spouse's Social Security And Work?

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My husband died in 2001 at the age of 42. I remarried in my late 40's. I have worked for public schools for 32 years and will be 60 this year. I do not pay into social security but into TRS (Texas Teachers retirement System) . I have a couple of questions. Can I receive my deceased Spouses social security and work? Can I receive it along with my retirement from TRS when I do retire? My current husband is not receiving benefits and is not at retirement age.

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If My Husband Dies Will I Receive Full Widow's Disability?

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I am 67 and receiving SSDI $2500 from my 30 year work record. I also receive $1700 federal retirement no windfall also from my work record. I am soon to marry. He is 75 and receives $1600 SSDI and military retirement $1100 all based on his 28 year work record. No reductions, no windfall. Question: If my husband dies will I receive full widows disability? If so, how much will I receive? I am the higher wage earner. We both started receiving benefits after full retirement age.

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Is This Correct?

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I worked for 27 full yrs.Having been born in 1949, my FRA would be at age 66. At age 62 I applied for my benefits, base being 1, 266. minus Medicare premium of $187 because my investments did so well last yr. My husband, also born in 1949 kept working. He died at age 63 yr and 8 mos, employed at the time of ,his death. I am now 68 yrs and 4 mos. old. I had planned on waiting until I was 70 to apply for my deceased spouse's benefits, thinking that each year after age 66, his benefits would grow (for me) 8% a year.

Will I Be Eligible To Receive My Full Widow's Benefit Even If I Continue Working?

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Just wanting to make sure I am clear on this retirement choice for myself. I am still working. Will be 66 (full retirement age) in January 2019. If I continue to work, will I be eligible to receive my full widow benefit from my deceased husband? Wanting to ensure I am making the correct choice. My plan is to continue working for several months after the age of 66, collect his full benefit, which is 2300.00, just to add to my retirement nest egg. I would then retire after doing this for a few months and receive my government pension.

Can You Help Me Understand How My Mother's Benefits Were Calculated?

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My father passed away in February at age 61, my mother is 60 and on disability I used the online calculator on ssa.gov and input my fathers earning record. Calculated that at full retirement age my mothers survivors benefit would be $1813.00 receive benefits at age 50 if disabled . the ssa website says she is eligble for 71.5% =$1296.00 My mother had been receiving $992.

Is There Any Way For Me To Receive My Husband's Age 70 Benefit?

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At age 66 my husband was diagnosed with a terminal Illness and was eligible for disability. Disability insurance required we file for SS benefits. Our plan was to suspend SS benefit when disability insurance expired and live with savings until he reached age 70. Is there any value in me waiting until his 70th birthday to apply for the restricted widows benefit. I am approaching 61 and plan on rejoining the work force, have been home being the caregiver over last several years. My husband was definitely the higher salary.

What Are My Rights As A Non-U.S. Citizen And Surviving Spouse?

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I am a Filipina married for only 1 yr& 8 mos. to a US veteran person and he died a couple of weeks in USA,while I was left here in Saudi as expat worker. We were both expat worker when we met & he exit for about 10 mos ago. i am waiting for spouse visa but sad to say he had not yet filed it before he died.he had been divorce for 21 yrs. before we got married, they have 3 kids and grown up already. his ex-wife married to another man after they got divorce.I would like to know what are my rights as a non-us citizen spouse?
thank you!

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