I realize you have a question about social security. My goal is to help you better understand your options.
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You are entitled to widows benefits starting at age 60 - the age of eligibility is based on your age, not the age of your husband.
If you are disabled, you could draw a benefit now - but that's the only time you can. You must wait until age 60 to draw benefits if you are not disabled.
Your benefits at age 60 will be reduced slightly because you are drawing them before your full retirement age of 66
If you wait until age 66 you will draw 100% of what he would have earned
Thank you that was quick. I did receive widows benefits as my son was 3 when this happened but relinqueshed them after 5 years as I got remarried which lasted almost 10 years, and of course you dont get benefits if you remarry. But since I have been divorced 3 now and we were mRRIED FOR ALMOST TEN I AM WORRIED THAT I WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE complicated I know but HIS exwife currently gets his, sorry to bother you and thanks
You can still draw off your first husband's record, because your marriage ended...
and, if you remarry again after the age of 60 you will keep your benefit.
oh you have setttled a lot of worries for me as I am really struggling right now and my bills are through the roof. Thank you so very much.
You're welcome. In 3 years you should get relief. Sorry it couldn't be sooner!
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yes thank you because I certainly NEVER want to marry again!!!
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