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Social security — correct benefits?

By Terry Savage on June 17, 2024 | Wild Card

My husband died 18 months ago. I retired shortly before he died. I receive a pension from my
employment and was told I could not receive my husbands benefits because I receive my own pension. He had retired and was receiving full social security benefts upon his retirement.

Terry Says

That may be partially true — if you have a public employee’s pension.  But the only way to make absolutely sure you are receiving the correct info is to go to Calculate Your Highest Benefits | Maximize My Social Security.

SS continually gives out wrong answers!  YOu’ll need your husband’s SS number and yours, and they will help you throught this calculation.



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