Comments for: The shock of a husband’s death — and the loss of all Social Security benefits

Posted July 25, 2014, at 11:07 a.m.

Despite their expectations that each would be financially secure if the other died, Caroline, a retired teacher, experienced a devastating loss in income when her husband, Matthew, died last year. A special law related to her receipt of a government pension impacts Caroline’s current situation — a law she thinks …

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