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Here is verbatim, what my personal SS account online says:


"You have enough credits for your family to qualify for survivor benefits. If you die this year, certain members of your family may be eligible for these benefits:

Your child:

$1,948 a month

Your spouse who is caring for your child:

$1,948 a month

Your spouse (starting at full retirement age):

$2,597 a month

Your total family benefits cannot be more than $4,545 a month"

THe only reason I'm seeking more clarification is that it says "MAY be eligible for these benefits".

So i'm trying to ascertain if there's any reason my wife/kids would not be eligible for said benefit, or if the benefit would be curtailed for any reason.

Thanks. Cb
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