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Ask Bob: If I die before my wife, what will her Social Security benefit be?

A reader asks how Social Security benefits change when one spouse dies.

Ask Bob: Does my spouse qualify for Social Security spousal benefits if he's already receiving his benefits?

A reader is wondering if her husband can claim spousal benefits when she retires, since she was the higher earner. She's also wondering about the best way to open an IRA. Adviser Bob Kargenian answers both questions.

Ask Bob: Does my age impact my Social Security spousal benefit amount?

A reader is trying to plan for retirement following her husband's death and is wondering if she needs to wait for her full retirement age before claiming.