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Lane
Lane, JD,CFP, MBA, CRPS
Category: Social Security
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Experience:  Law Degree, specialization in Tax Law and Corporate Law, CFP and MBA, Providing Financial, Social Security & Tax advice since 1986
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My wife passed away in 2005, my son gets social security,

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my wife passed away in 2005, my son gets social security , would I get some
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Lane replied 4 months ago.

Hi Steven. My name's Lane .. I can help you with this.

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I hold a law degree, with concentration in Tax Law, Estate law & Corporate law, an MBA, with specialization in financial accounting & tax, a BBA, and CFP & CRPS designations, as well - I’ve been providing financial, Social Security/Medicare, estate, corporate, non-profit, and tax advice, since 1986…

Please bear with me for a moment, while I prepare your response.

Expert:  Lane replied 4 months ago.

If you are at least age 60, you are entitled to a SURVIVORS (sometimes called Widow or widowers) benefit, against your deceased wife's record.

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If you are not yet age 60 (and you do not re-marry BEFORE age 60) you will become entitled at that time.

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At age 60, you will receive 71.5% of your deceased wife's retirement benefit... That amount will increase for every year that you WAIT to receive, (up to 100% of her benefit at your age 66).

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Please let me know if you have any questions at all, before rating me.

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And if you DON'T have other questions Your positive rating … (by using those the stars or faces on your screen, and then clicking “submit”) …would be appreciated!

Otherwise I receive no compensation for the work.

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Thank you,

Lane

Expert:  Lane replied 4 months ago.

Hi,

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I’m just checking back in to see how things are going.

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Did my answer help?

If this HAS helped, and you DON’T have other questions … I'd appreciate a positive rating (using the stars or faces on your screen, and then clicking “submit")

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But again, let me know if you need more on this.

Lane