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A social security recipent dies, does his wife aged 60 receive

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A social security recipent dies, does his wife aged 60 receive his benefits?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  PDtax replied 2 years ago.
Hi from just answer. I'mCustomer and can assist. The widow won't get his benefits, but she does get a widows benefit based on his earnings record. Different terms, but similar outcome.
Expert:  PDtax replied 2 years ago. is a link to social security's discussion page covering the topic. At age 60, the widow will be eligible for a reduced survivor benefit. Thanks for asking at just answer. Positive feedback is appreciated. I'mCustomer