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I'm a widow. At age 66 can I file ss on my husbands work

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I'm a widow. At age 66 can I file ss on my husbands work record and then file on my own work record when I'm 70. I'm currently age 64
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 11 months ago.

Yes, you can. You can file restricted spousal application now and then later file for benefits under your own earnings. For more information, click on the link below:

https://www.ssa.gov/planners/survivors/ifyou2.html#&a0=0