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Divorced Spouse Can Continue To Work
(Posted September 20, 2010)
Question 772: I'm a divorced spouse. Can I take my benefits at 62 and continue to work?
Answer: You can work for a nonrailroad employer and still receive retirement benefits from the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB). However, your benefits will be reduced if you earn over certain limits and are under full retirement age (FRA). Once you attain FRA, there are no Tier 1 and vested dual benefit deductions because of earnings. However, if you work for your last pre-retirement nonrailroad employer, your benefits may be reduced, regardless of the amount of your earnings or your age.
For 2010, the earning restriction begins at $14,100.
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