I was told I need to pay back my survivor benefits since I also receive disability. What can I do?
Full question: I received my widows benefits for 2 years. Then I was approved for disability and now they are telling me I have to pay all the widows benefits back because I couldn’t get both, but that wasn’t my fault. Hello, You are in a very unique situation, and it is difficult for us…Read More
I received an overpayment and now owe the SSA money. How is this fair?
Full question: (I am an American citizen) Is it fair that I paid into Social Security and obeyed the rules while working in the USA until I came to Portugal and began working here where I then paid into Social Security here and obeyed all the rules? My pension original pension from the states was…Read More
Am I required to pay back an overpayment to the Social Security Administration?
Full question: After filing for Social Security at age 63 and receiving 5 payments, I received a letter from Social Security saying I needed to pay the money back because I would make too much. Am I required to pay that money back, if so, why? Hello, If you began collecting before your Full Retirement…Read More
I had an overpayment with Social Security and haven’t received a check since September. What should I do?
Full question: I have an overpayment with Social Security. I am on SSI. There is no question on whether or not I qualify. My medical records speak for themselves. They cut my checks off in September of last year saying I had to give them a spend down. I was told I would still get…Read More