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Just FYI, a more recent experience.  My wife applied for Social Security (no Supplemental, Disability or Medicaid, etc) on Jan 2nd 2024.  I followed her application on MySocialSecurity and her application was processed within a week!  I spoke with So...
sktn77a 01-13-2024 03:21 PM
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OP:  Do you have a MySocialSecurity account?  I haven't received a Social Security Statement in the mail since I signed up for MySocialSecurity.  
sktn77a 01-13-2024 02:59 PM
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Well, were not "Pros" but as a rule when you turn 65, you go on Medicare as your primary provider and your employer picks up the secondary provider expenses. Don't know how this works when your/your wife's employer is the federal government(?)
sktn77a 01-13-2024 02:48 PM
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My understanding is that you will start taking SS at your FRA.  You will receive your PIA based on your 35 highest earning years.  By not working the final 3 years, you will probably lose out on your three highest earning years, so your SS will be lo...
sktn77a 01-06-2024 12:35 PM
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They are just like any other insurance company.  Unless you have a very specific and good reason for staying with them, shop around.  All companies jack up their prices until you vote with your feet - it's the insurance company business model -  ther...
sktn77a 12-29-2023 08:47 AM
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Just FYI, a more recent experience.  My wife applied for Social Security (no Supplemental, Disability or Medicaid, etc) on Jan 2nd 2024.  I followed her application on MySocialSecurity and her application was processed within a week!  I spoke with So...
sktn77a 01-13-2024 03:21 PM
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OP:  Do you have a MySocialSecurity account?  I haven't received a Social Security Statement in the mail since I signed up for MySocialSecurity.  
sktn77a 01-13-2024 02:59 PM
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Well, were not "Pros" but as a rule when you turn 65, you go on Medicare as your primary provider and your employer picks up the secondary provider expenses. Don't know how this works when your/your wife's employer is the federal government(?)
sktn77a 01-13-2024 02:48 PM
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My understanding is that you will start taking SS at your FRA.  You will receive your PIA based on your 35 highest earning years.  By not working the final 3 years, you will probably lose out on your three highest earning years, so your SS will be lo...
sktn77a 01-06-2024 12:35 PM
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They are just like any other insurance company.  Unless you have a very specific and good reason for staying with them, shop around.  All companies jack up their prices until you vote with your feet - it's the insurance company business model -  ther...
sktn77a 12-29-2023 08:47 AM
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Just FYI, a more recent experience.  My wife applied for Social Security (no Supplemental, Disability or Medicaid, etc) on Jan 2nd 2024.  I followed her application on MySocialSecurity and her application was processed within a week!  I spoke with So...
sktn77a 01-13-2024 03:21 PM
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OP:  Do you have a MySocialSecurity account?  I haven't received a Social Security Statement in the mail since I signed up for MySocialSecurity.  
sktn77a 01-13-2024 02:59 PM
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Well, were not "Pros" but as a rule when you turn 65, you go on Medicare as your primary provider and your employer picks up the secondary provider expenses. Don't know how this works when your/your wife's employer is the federal government(?)
sktn77a 01-13-2024 02:48 PM
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My understanding is that you will start taking SS at your FRA.  You will receive your PIA based on your 35 highest earning years.  By not working the final 3 years, you will probably lose out on your three highest earning years, so your SS will be lo...
sktn77a 01-06-2024 12:35 PM
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They are just like any other insurance company.  Unless you have a very specific and good reason for staying with them, shop around.  All companies jack up their prices until you vote with your feet - it's the insurance company business model -  ther...
sktn77a 12-29-2023 08:47 AM
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