Happy Birthday Form The Social Security Administration

Because they are unable to work, about 12 million Americans with disabilities receive regular income supplements from the government. The truly important ramification of the WEP and GPO on Social Security retirement benefits comes into play during divorce proceedings. Upon attaining age 62 and at the advice of a friend I went to the local Social Security administration to inquire as to the state of my social security retirement.

If you would like the Social Security Administration to attempt to forward a letter, you must send the SSA a written request. The difference between the divorce rules and the rules for married couples is that the ex spouse does not have to have applied for their benefits for the other person to qualify for divorced spouse benefits.

Applying in person at the Social Security Administration means one-on-one help, but it may take waiting in line for a few hours. Some … Read More...