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Lane
Lane, JD,CFP, MBA, CRPS
Category: Social Security
Satisfied Customers: 11861
Experience:  Law Degree, specialization in Tax Law and Corporate Law, CFP and MBA, Providing Financial, Social Security & Tax advice since 1986
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I need to get a copy of my widows pention

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i need to get a copy of my widows pention
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Lane replied 11 months ago.

Hi Merrilyn. My name is***** can help here.

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This letter is sometimes called a "budget letter," a "benefits letter," a "proof of income letter," or a "proof of award letter.")

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There are three different ways to do this:

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(1) Go online to and set up a "My Social Security" account... You can do that here: https://www.ssa.gov/signin

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(2) If you can’t or don’t want to use your online account, or you need a letter for someone other than yourself, you can call us at 1-***-***-**** (TTY 1-***-***-****), Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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(3) You can also go to a local Social Securkity field office and ask for the pension amounts there.

Here's a locator, where you can input your zip code to find a social Security Office: https://www.ssa.gov/locator/

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Please let me know if you have any questions at all.

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If this HAS helped, and you DON’T have other questions … I'd appreciate a positive rating (using the stars or faces on your screen, and then clicking “submit")

Otherwise I’m working for no crediting at all here

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Thank you!

Lane

I hold a law degree, (Juris Doctorate), with concentration in Tax Law, Estate law & Corporate law, an MBA, with specialization in financial accounting & tax, a BBA, and CFP & CRPS designations, as well - I’ve been providing financial, Social Security/Medicare, estate, corporate, non-profit, and tax advice, since 1986.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Would that be under my as number or my deceased husband ss
Expert:  Lane replied 11 months ago.

Your number ... you are now getting what social security refers to as a survivors benefit, and it's now tied to your social security number

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Lane replied 11 months ago.

You're very welcome ... Your positive rating … (by using those the stars or faces on your screen, and then clicking “submit”) …is thanks enough!

That's the only way I'll be credited for the work here

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Thank you,

Lane