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From: "Barbara Hammer" <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Re: Ages
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2005 13:15:39 -0500
References: <000101c5c05f$79103aa0$6600a8c0@PavilionTrent> <02e801c5c063$4e0dcdf0$24f4b146@TOM>

I also applied online for SS at 62 with basically the same painless experience that you had, Tom. My husband went to the local SS office and had a real hassle getting his at 62.

Barbara Ferguson Hammer

----- Original Message -----
From: Excalibur131
Sent: Friday, September 23, 2005 12:21 PM
Subject: Re: [TMG] Re: Ages

Hi Trent,

My SS experience was completely painless.

Step 1. I filled out and submitted the application online from home. I took
the "Local" option which you'll see towards the end of filling the form out.
Step 2. I got a phone call from my SS representative to verify my
Step 3. I dropped by my local SS office with my birth certificate so that my
SS representative could copy it and put it in my file.
Step 4. My SS representative phoned me to see if I had any questions or last
minute corrections. He then mailed me a complete copy of my file for my own

That's it!

My check arrived in my bank account exactly when my SS rep said it would. I
can look at my SS account online anytime I want to and it looks sort of like
a bank statement.

Like I said, completely painless ...
Royalty to Rogues
----- Original Message -----
From: "Trent Eyler" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, September 23, 2005 12:54 PM
Subject: RE: [TMG] Re: Ages

> All this talk of ages got me to wondering . . .
> I am 61 now and will turn 62 next May.
> I plan to start Social Security as soon as possible.
> Can any of you who have gone through the experience
> please pass along any tips or advice to getting it
> done properly and in a timely manner?
> Thanks,
> Trent

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