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Taking Railroad Retirement Benefit First: What Impact on Social Security Benefit?
(Posted December 9, 2013)
Question 1083: I am entitled to divorced spouse benefits through Railroad Retirement. I plan to continue working in a non-railroad position until age 70-1/2. If I begin to collect my Railroad Retirement benefit at age 66, will that impact the amount of my Social Security benefit at age 70-1/2?
Answer: Taking your Railroad Retirement Annuity at 66 will have no effect on your Social Security benefit.
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