morning breakfast.jpgTheStreet readers ask about how to get the biggest Social Security checks possible. Robert Powell gets answers from the experts.

Today, Covisum's president, Joe Elsasser, CFP® helped answer this question:

"My wife died two years ago at age 53. I am currently 53. At the time, I was told that I would receive 80% of her Social Security when I reached retirement age in addition to my Social Security if I did not remarry. Is this true? We both worked long enough to qualify for Social Security at retirement age."

Click here to read the answer and see questions and answers from other industry experts.