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MY husband died on July 18 of this year. does s death

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MY husband died on July 18 of this year. does his death increase my benefit. he received $1,703.00 a month. I get $1,323.00 a month
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  PDtax replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  PDtax replied 1 year ago.

you will be eligible for a widows benefit, which will be added to yours. You need to apply for that benefit. You can't apply for this benefit online. Best to call 1-***-***-**** to schedule an appointment at your nearest SSA office,

Expert:  PDtax replied 1 year ago.

The amount of increase depends on several factors, and the SSA will review them with you, such as your ages, when you claimed, and amount of benefit.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you
Expert:  PDtax replied 1 year ago.

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