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I'm 79 and my wife is 77. I have a retirement benefit of $1659.00 a month and my spouse has retirement benefit of $784.00 a month.If I predecease her, what will her monthly benefit be?

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I'm 79 and my spouse is 77. I currently receive $1659 a month in retirement benefits. My spouse receives $784.00 a month in retirement benefits. If I should die before her, what monthly benefit would she be eligible for?

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She may be eligible for as much as 100% of what you will be receiving at the time of your death depending when she applied for her own benefits. Did she apply before 65?

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I see you read my respond. Do you have any questions? Is there anything else I can help you with today?

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