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My Husband is 74 and I am 53. He is collecting SS income. In

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My Husband is 74 and I am 53. He is collecting SS income . In a situation where both spouses are close in age and one dies the other collects the social security amount that is highest.
What would happen in my case if my husband should die prior to me being eligible to collect social security?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  PDtax replied 1 year ago.

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You would be eligible for a survivor's benefit starting at age 60. The amount increases if you draw such a benefit after age 60.

Expert:  PDtax replied 1 year ago.

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