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I received my direct payment, amount has changed being less by $40.92 WHY?

Q) I received my direct payment for February 2014 and the amount has changed being less by $40.92 WHY?????

A) Please contact your local Social Security office regarding your benefit reduction.

You can call us toll-free at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778).

By calling 1-800-772-1213, you can use SSA automated telephone services to get recorded information and conduct some business 24 hours a day. If you cannot handle your business through our automated services, you can speak to a Social Security representative between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Generally, you’ll have a shorter wait time if you call during the week after Tuesday. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, call our toll-free TTY number, 1-800-325-0778, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

According to Social Security Administration; Your benefit rate is reduced if you become entitled to the following benefits at the ages shown:
Retirement insurance benefits at age 62 through the month before you reach Full Retirement Age (FRA);
Husband’s or wife’s insurance benefits at age 62 through the month before you reach FRA, provided that you do not have in care a child of the worker either under age 16 or disabled and entitled to benefits;
Widow(er)’s insurance benefits beginning at any time from age 50 through the month before you reach FRA;
Widow(er)’s insurance benefits after the deceased worker has received a retirement insurance benefit reduced for age;
Disability insurance benefits received after a reduced retirement insurance benefit; or
Retirement or disability insurance benefits received after a reduced widow(er)’s insurance benefit. This applies only to workers born before 1928. read more




One Response to I received my direct payment, amount has changed being less by $40.92 WHY?

  1. Hello everything have an expiration date even the passport so place can I have my social security income back thank you I got fired from 2 job both of them didn’t even last one month I can’t even keep a job I have been sleeping in my vaichel on the street I may loss that too I don’t even have food stamps consider me am your disposable veteran I was in the hospital with broken back and ankel both porsejer

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If you are working can you still collect disability

Q) If you are working can you still collect disability A) “Social Security has special rules called work incentives that allow you to test your ability to work and still receive monthly Social Security disability benefits.” According to Social Security Administration – Social Security pays benefits to people who cannot work because they have a medical condition that… Continue Reading

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  1. I would like to make an appointment to visit your 29 Davenport St Somerville location to get earnings report and to apply for Retirement. I tried online but it will not accept my personal information. I’ve tried many times to connect over the phone with the 1800-772-1213 but it continually disconnects me. Can I visit without an appointment?

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