Q: I received benefits on my deceased ex-husband’s Social Security record until I remarried. Now that I am divorced, can I begin receiving benefits on his record again?
A: Yes, since you are now unmarried, you may once more apply for a surviving divorced spouse’s benefit based on your earlier marriage.
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“I am fifty years old and the 27 years I have been working have been a combination of full-time and part-time employment, with several years of no employment so that I could stay home with my baby. I am back to work full-time now but want to know how all of this will affect my Social Security benefit when I am retired?”
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