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I am currently receiving Survivors Benefits from my deceased…

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I am currently receiving Survivors Benefits from my deceased Husband. I am 71 years old and considering retirement. Will I be able to continue receiving these benefits and draw my own SS benefits?
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10/5/2016
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You can only receive one benefits at the time; survivor or your own but not both. You are most likely already receiving the highest benefits available to you, but you can always check with social security what your own benefits would be.

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