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Benefits at 60 for Working Widows
(Posted October 30, 2009)
Question 735: If I am 60 and still working, can I get a widow's benefit?
Answer: It depends how high your earnings are. If you exceed the annual earnings limit, you will lose $1 in benefits for every $2 in earnings.
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