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tularetom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-15-09 03:36 PM
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  -I filed for Social Security for the first time a couple of months ago - let me tell you about it. ThomWV  Jul-15-09 02:21 PM   #0 
  - Thanks! Good to hear.  TexasObserver   Jul-15-09 02:25 PM   #1 
  - Thank you FDR for creating this safety net for us old timers. nt  SPedigrees   Jul-15-09 03:27 PM   #31 
  - sorry but government and dam service is not what it should be...(see Army Corps of Engineers)  angstlessk   Jul-15-09 02:26 PM   #2 
  - Fixed on edit - thanks.  ThomWV   Jul-15-09 02:32 PM   #12 
  - I'm with you on this, I also had wonderful response and interaction with  monmouth   Jul-15-09 02:27 PM   #3 
  - I had good experiences with the IRS too. Nice people and very  schmuls   Jul-15-09 02:31 PM   #10 
  - This is great to know.  Vinca   Jul-15-09 02:28 PM   #4 
  - They do a great job -  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-15-09 02:28 PM   #5 
  - seconded!  alterfurz   Jul-15-09 03:26 PM   #29 
  - That's good to know about the online  Cha   Jul-16-09 12:00 PM   #60 
  - My friend can't believe they just deposit it  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-15-09 03:34 PM   #33 
     - I hope it's not like the unemployment benefits here in N.C. They direct deposit into the  bertman   Jul-15-09 10:48 PM   #48 
        - So far, no charges at all -  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-15-09 11:36 PM   #49 
           - Glad to hear that, T La B.  bertman   Jul-16-09 11:51 AM   #59 
  - Yes, it is very efficient and you will find that you will never miss a payment  Cleita   Jul-15-09 02:29 PM   #6 
  - Good for you!  Catherine Vincent   Jul-15-09 02:30 PM   #7 
  - Damn inefficiency  Wickerman   Jul-15-09 02:31 PM   #8 
  - My experiences with the SSA have all been just fine.  MineralMan   Jul-15-09 02:31 PM   #9 
  - My wife and I have an adopted daughter  Ishoutandscream2   Jul-15-09 02:32 PM   #11 
  - Great post! K+R!  ColbertWatcher   Jul-15-09 02:34 PM   #13 
  - That ugly prick, Norquist,  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-15-09 03:40 PM   #37 
  - i applied on line in january of 08  madrchsod   Jul-15-09 02:40 PM   #14 
  - My husband & I both had a great exp. with SS. The specialist we  napi21   Jul-15-09 02:41 PM   #15 
  - ditto my experience  msedano   Jul-15-09 02:45 PM   #16 
  - ThomWV, my experience was similar last year when I applied  Blue_In_AK   Jul-15-09 02:48 PM   #17 
  - Your first check was direct deposited?  SharonRB   Jul-15-09 03:05 PM   #21 
     - My first one was, I've never got a check from them at all.  ThomWV   Jul-15-09 03:10 PM   #23 
     - My husband tried applying online and had some problems  SharonRB   Jul-16-09 08:23 AM   #55 
     - No, I'm pretty sure mine was direct deposited.  Blue_In_AK   Jul-15-09 03:22 PM   #26 
     - That's funny, because the SS people  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-15-09 03:37 PM   #36 
  - A red flag  Tansy_Gold   Jul-15-09 02:50 PM   #18 
  - Actually SS got it right, it was my previous employer (DOE) that fucked it up  ThomWV   Jul-15-09 03:06 PM   #22 
  - Social Security had me listed as "deceased".  Tracer   Jul-15-09 02:58 PM   #19 
  - My husband turned 62 at the end of May  SharonRB   Jul-15-09 03:00 PM   #20 
  - That's the way mine was.  Blue_In_AK   Jul-15-09 03:25 PM   #28 
  - I went into the social security office to apply for disability retirement  southernyankeebelle   Jul-15-09 03:12 PM   #24 
  - Not so fast!  bvar22   Jul-15-09 03:15 PM   #25 
  - my first sit-down with the SS didn't go quite as well...  dysfunctional press   Jul-15-09 03:24 PM   #27 
  - That really sucks.  Blue_In_AK   Jul-15-09 03:26 PM   #30 
  - Same here. Did it all by phone.  trof   Jul-15-09 03:30 PM   #32 
  - I always do that -  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-15-09 03:43 PM   #38 
  - They did mine completely over the phone  tularetom   Jul-15-09 03:36 PM   #34 
  - dupe  tularetom   Jul-15-09 03:36 PM   #35 
  - My experience with Railroad Retirement was slightly better.  Dr.Phool   Jul-15-09 03:53 PM   #39 
  - I did it ALL online  ProudDad   Jul-15-09 04:01 PM   #40 
  - A friend told me to apply for SS in person...  Bigmack   Jul-15-09 04:35 PM   #41 
  - I'm really pleased and happy for you! n/t  donco6   Jul-15-09 04:37 PM   #42 
  - Ditto from my husband. nt  tbyg52   Jul-15-09 07:38 PM   #43 
  - Nice to hear some good news :)  TBF   Jul-15-09 07:48 PM   #44 
  - My experience was exactly the same in February of this year  eridani   Jul-15-09 08:34 PM   #45 
  - excellent news...  DearAbby   Jul-15-09 08:40 PM   #46 
  - I had pretty much the same experience. Everything went smooth.  JimWis   Jul-15-09 08:47 PM   #47 
  - Same positive experience to report when I applied over a year ago.  JDPriestly   Jul-16-09 12:10 AM   #50 
  - Same here. Applied online and never went into SSA office and  ConsAreLiars   Jul-16-09 01:56 AM   #51 
  - that private companies can provide better services has been biggest lie this country has swallowed  KG   Jul-16-09 06:36 AM   #52 
  - You know, I don't necessarily agree. I think the biggest lie is that Gov employees can't.  ThomWV   Jul-16-09 06:55 AM   #53 
  - You can thank Bill Clinton and Al Gore for SSA efficiencies.  jasi2006   Jul-16-09 07:32 AM   #54 
  - My parents both worked for SSA for awhile when I was a kid.  Pacifist Patriot   Jul-16-09 09:07 AM   #56 
  - I had the same experience. It went so smoothly I was dumbfounded.  BrklynLiberal   Jul-16-09 10:30 AM   #57 
  - Spouse recently signed up, 1st check direct deposited  DemReadingDU   Jul-16-09 11:07 AM   #58 
  - Kudos to the folks at Social Security  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jul-16-09 12:37 PM   #61 
  - Happy to hear that. K & R  Better Believe It   Jul-16-09 12:41 PM   #62 
  - My mother went to apply for it in February, took her about an hour n/t  LSK   Jul-16-09 12:42 PM   #63 
  - Thank god the repubs and blue dogs are saving us from this kind of service  RaleighNCDUer   Jul-16-09 01:29 PM   #64 
  - I will be joining you in September--thanks for sharing!  Hekate   Jul-16-09 02:17 PM   #65 

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