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I am 77 years old. My husband passed away about 13 years ago.

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I am 77 years old. My husband passed away about 13 years ago. I am drawing his social security. If I should get married, would I be able to keep the same amount I am now drawing on his Social Security or would it be cut in half? Thank you.
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Your remarriage would not affect your Social Security benefits. Your Social Security benefits would continue at the same amount you are now drawing on your deceased husbands record. A remarriage after the age of 60 does not affect eligibility for survivor's benefits.

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