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Going Back to Rail Work in Order to Become Vested
(Posted January 28, 2013)
Question 956: I was employed at a railroad between 1984 and 1992. I left to raise a family. Should I try to get back on the railroad and put in enough time to become vested in Railroad Retirement? I am 54 years old.
Answer: If you become vested, you will receive greater retirement benefits than if you only qualify only for Social Security.
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