Taking half of husbands SS benefit

Taking half of husbands SS benefit

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Barbara

Turlock, CA

#1 Apr 7, 2014
Hello..
As I understand it, I can draw half my husbands Social Security benefit without it affecting his benefit. If I did this and later he passed away, can I stop taking it and instead begin drawing his full benefit or am I stuck with the smaller "half" benefit because it's actually already his?

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