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MILITARY RETIREMENT AND SOCIAL SECURITY. wHEN I DIE MY WIFE

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I AM GETTING MILITARY RETIREMENT AND SOCIAL SECURITY. wHEN I DIE MY WIFE WILL GET MY ANNUITY OF 55% OF MY RETIREMENT. wHAT OF MY SOCIAL SECURITY. WILL SHE GET BOTH AND WHAT AMOUNT OF MY sOCIAL security?
JA: These retirement benefits are supposed to help us but they can be so complicated! The Retirement Expert will help you get the most benefits propertly. Please tell me more, so we can help you best. Is there anything else the Retirement Accountant should be aware of?
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  lev-tax replied 6 months ago.

If you are alive - your spouse might be eligible up to 50% of your social security benefits.
When you will pass away - she will be entitled to survival benefits - up to 100% of your social security benefits.

He actual social security benefits will depend on her age when she starts her benefits.

Expert:  lev-tax replied 6 months ago.

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