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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: 9 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 9 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