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Survivors Benefits
Posted: Friday, May 8, 2020 12:58 PM
Joined: 1/11/2020
Posts: 192

I'm 49 - I won't get Social Security Survivors Benefits until I turn 60.

DH was in the Navy during the Vietnam Era.  Therefore, I'll apply for Military Survivors Benefits.  If I don't get it within 8 months, I'll be in trouble because my savings will be gone.

Posted: Saturday, May 9, 2020 12:22 PM
Joined: 4/1/2014
Posts: 5192

Good luck with the process. I know it is hard to find jobs right now. Are you using the services of a VA volunteer? Most towns have them.
Posted: Saturday, May 9, 2020 3:15 PM
Joined: 1/11/2020
Posts: 192

I have an appointment at the county VA office Wednesday to fill out the application.
Posted: Monday, May 11, 2020 9:44 AM
Joined: 11/1/2016
Posts: 141

The VFW was a lot of help for me when my DH passed