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Will I Receive My Full Social Security Benefits Even Though I Receive A CSRS Survivor Benefit?

I’m currently receiving a survivors annuity from my wife who was a post office employee under the CRSR programMeaning she did not pay into Social Security she paid into a retirement pension will I be able to receive my full Social Security benefits even
Even though I’m Receiving survivors benefits


Yes, receipt of a federal CSRS survivor pension would have no effect on any type of Social Security benefits for which you may be eligible.

Best, Jerry

Apr 20 2020 - 3:51pm
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