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My wife and I both 77. We both started drawing SS at 62 1/2.

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My wife and I both 77. We both started drawing SS at 62 1/2. I get $1,762.90/mo less $104.90 Medicare deduct. She gets $897.90 / mo less $104.90 Medicare deduct.
What will she be able to receive in total when I die ?
What will I be able to receive in total when she dies?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  PDtax replied 2 years ago.
Hi from just answer. I'mCustomer and can assist.Social security benefits are available to boost certain recipients payment, but not in your case. A survivor spouse can claim a 50% (max) benefit. In your case, your survivor benefit would not increase your benefit, and your wife would not see an increase either.
Expert:  PDtax replied 2 years ago.
In your case, there looks to be no increase available for either of you. Thanks for asking at just answer. Positive feedback is appreciated. I'mCustomer