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Spouse Three Years Older Than Rail Worker
(Posted July 23, 2013)
Question 1031: I am three years older than my husband, who is a railroad employee. Can I retire, draw Social Security, and then receive the railroad pension when he turns 60? If so, do I initially file with the railroad or with Social Security?
Answer: You would file with Social Security first. Then when your husband turns 60, you would file at the Railroad Retirement Board.
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