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Megan C
Megan C, Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Category: Social Security
Satisfied Customers: 16576
Experience:  Licensed CPA, CMA, CFE, CGMA M.Accy Also Teach Accounting courses at Master's Level
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My husband died if I remarry will I keep getting my husbands

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My husband died if I remarry will I keep getting my husbands social security or does it go to mine which is much less I am 75

MyVirtualCPA :

I realize you have a question about social security. My goal is to provide you with excellent service, and help you better understand your options.

MyVirtualCPA :

How are you?

MyVirtualCPA :

As you are over the age of 60, you can remarry with no penalty

MyVirtualCPA :

So you will keep getting your husband's benefits.

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Customer:

Will you please double check this as two other sspeople told me other answers

MyVirtualCPA :

You are 75, correct?

MyVirtualCPA :

You are 75 correct?

Customer:

Yes, will be Oct 14 2013, wanted to get married on 75th Birthday

MyVirtualCPA :

According to social security "But remarriage after age 60 (or age 50 if you are disabled) will not prevent you from getting benefit payments based on your former spouse’s work record."

MyVirtualCPA :

you can read this here CLICK HERE

Customer:

I can't unless I can keep getting My dead husbands ss it is much more than mine, mine would only be $800.00 a month

MyVirtualCPA :

I have provided you with the link ... if you are over 60 your remarriage will not impact your benefits

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Do you need any further information?

Customer:

Thankyou No

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You're welcome

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