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Megan C
Megan C, Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Category: Social Security
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Experience:  Licensed CPA, CMA, CFE, CGMA M.Accy Also Teach Accounting courses at Master's Level
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I'm receiving my SS benefit of $1,700. My husband did not

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I'm receiving my SS benefit of $1,700. My husband did not take his benefit until 72 and receives approximately $2,700. Will I be eligible for his benefits.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Megan C replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for your question.

When your husband passes, you will get your benefit of $1,700 plus $1,000 from your husband's account so that you get $2,700.

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