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Megan C
Megan C, Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Category: Social Security
Satisfied Customers: 16575
Experience:  Licensed CPA, CMA, CFE, CGMA M.Accy Also Teach Accounting courses at Master's Level
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My husband just died in January of this year. He was taking

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My husband just died in January of this year. He was taking his social security and was 71 years old. I have been married to him for 8 years and am now turning 60. I am a teacher and am aware of the social security offset after I begin taking my state retirement. My question is am I entitled to take his social security at 62 until I retire say at 63 from teaching? If so, how much am I entitled to?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Megan C replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for your question. I'm sorry to hear about your situation.

Yes, Tina you can draw before you retire --- your benefit at age 62 would be about 75% of his benefit when he was living.

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