My husband had to retire due to terminal cancer and he took his social security at 63 and has a pension. When he passes away will I receive 100% surviving widow social security even though I am 61 1/2? I work and earn about $18,000 a year.
I started taking social security benefits when I was 62. I was born in December 1954 so I hadn't reached FRA. My husband started taking them in 2019. He was 66 that year. He just passed away in February and I filed for spousal benefits. I was told that I wasn't eligible to receive his benefits because they didn't exceed 50% of my benefits which were $837/month. His total benefit was $2007/month. How much am I really entitled to? When did the benefit get capped at 50% of the spouse's benefit?
I am a 60 year old female who was widowed 32 years ago. My late husband had been a career Officer with USAF and had $300 taken out of his pay monthly as insurance for Survivors Benefit Plan-which I receive. He had told me that I would also get his SS also when I reached 60. As I approached 60 I went to speak with them and was told I could not get it because of something called an ‘offset’ that would not allow me to receive both payments . I was devastated as I had planned for that all this time.
My spouse was collecting Social security when he died in 2012. His monthly benefit at that time was$2425. If I begin receiving his benefit this year when i turn 64 will the COLA increases between then and now apply to my 82.5%?
How much of my benefit does my wife receive if I die
Hello I became disabled 2008 at age of 54.and was married over 40 yrs. My husband was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. Applied for social security disability at age 62 and passed away at age 64.they said I could only collect 25% as a widow. I received 932 in benefits and 400 for widow. His monthly was 1683.monthly why would I not receive more benefits from him. When he passed 2 days b4 end of month. I lost his benefits income. On the 3rd.I lost our house and vehicles.had to move in with my daughter. Not enough coming in to cover the house and car payments.
II CLAIM AT 70 AND MY WIFE CLAIMS 2 YEARS EARLY. IF I DIE WILL SHE GET FULL SURVIVOUR BENIFITS
Hi. If your wife is at least full retirement age (FRA) when she claims survivor benefits, she'd be eligible for the higher of a) your full benefit rate including your delayed retirement credits, or b) her own benefit rate. That would be true even if she starts drawing her own benefits and/or spousal benefits prior to her FRA.
If I do not file for any Retirement Benefits from SSA, and should die before filing, how are my spouses benefits calculated? My FRA benefit is 1630. per month. I am 65, my spouse is 44, and would only qualify for a spousal benefit at her FRA, even i dont file for benefits? How would that amount be calculated?
When my husband passed away suddenly in 02, we had been together for years but only been married 9 months. When he passed his only surviving daughter of course received his benefits. Then she commuted suicide in 09. Can I now receive his benefits?
FOLLOW UP: DISABLED WIDOW RECEIVING DECEASED SPOUSES SS REDUCED RETIREMENT RATHER THAN REDUCED DISABILITY ( home with children prior to injury-low work history)
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