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Stop, Look & Listen: Railroad Retirement Benefits Q&A

Answers are provided by Robert S. Kaufman

Age 60 With 35 Years of Rail Service

(Posted November 8, 2014)

Question 1215: My 60th birthday is on December 15, 2014. When can I retire and draw benefits? I have 35 years of service.

Answer: With more than 30 years of rail service, you can retire on December 13, and your annuity will begin on December 14.


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Answers are provided as general guidance on the subjects covered in the question and are not provided as legal advice to the questioner or to readers. Any legal issues should be reviewed by your legal counsel to apply the law to the particular facts of this and similar situations.

The law in this area changes frequently. Answers are believed to be correct as of the posting dates shown. The completeness or accuracy of a particular answer may be affected by changes in the law (statutes, regulations, rulings, court decisions, etc.) that occur after the date on which a particular Q&A is posted.


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