Q: Social Security - Married 23 years. Divorced 03, he died 04. I Would like to collect those benefits.
When I applied for my own Social Security last month, they told me I could have been collecting my husband's payments since I turned 60 in Feb 2009. Why wasn't I notified? If I deserved these payments, now that I am aware, why can I not get this money? They say sorry no way will they give this money to me, too bad I was not aware. How frustrating this is.
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