The QuestionMy husband passed in 2018. I was only 52 years old. Will I be able to collect his social security benefit when I turned 60?
Assuming your husband had worked 40 quarters (10 years)
- qualified for Social Security
- you have NOT remarried, ( you can remarry after age 60 and it won’t impact your benefit)
- and were married to him for at least 9 months and 1 day, then yes, you should be able to collect the Widows benefit
Hope this helps- let me know if you need anything else.
Paul Doak, CFP
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