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I'm 63, my first husband died, am about to get remarried. If i hyphenate my name will I be able to keep social security, pension and mutual funds as is or do I have to get everything changed to new name? What I would like to know is do I have to go through all the paper work to get everything changed,or is it possible to leave as is.
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Family Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 2 years ago

Congratulations on your upcoming nuptials.

Yes, you will need to notify SSA of your name change. The following link has instructions and forms:

https://faq.ssa.gov/link/portal/34011/34019/Article/3749/How-do-I-change-or-correct-my-name-on-my-Social-Security-number-card

With regard to other pensions you will need to contact your plan administrator.

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