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Worker Vested for Both Railroad Retirement and Social Security
(Posted October 22, 2014)
Question 1197: I am not a current railroad employee but I have worked as a railroad employee in the past. I have enough years to get a retirement benefit. I have worked non-railroad jobs for the past 20 years. When I retire, what will be best for me -- apply for Social Security or apply for Railroad Retirement?
Answer: To receive maximum benefits, you should apply for both.
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