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Q. My husband of 10 years passed away in 1996. I am now 61 years old and have not remarried. I am employed and plan to continue working as long as I can. When I turn 62, can I apply for a monthly Social Security benefit based on my husband’s earnings even though I am employed? How much might I get? Will my own work record affect the payment?Back to Article

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