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Asked by a 75 year old man from TX on 10/23/2014
A NewRetirement User says
80 year old man. Worked as Executive Director of a Regional EMS (Emergency Medical Services) System in New York State, retiring in 2000. Would like to work part time via online. (Read More)
Asked by a 62 year old man from CA on 11/11/2014
A NewRetirement User says
Hello Henry.... Thank you so much.... My PIA is about 2,200, So if I apply now will get about $1700 and my boy about $1,100. I can reduce my hours and work so can earn about 20K or so. In addition I have other funds, I do not nee this money to live on. Also, I would like to do something, ravel, etc....now when I can not when I am 85 and ... (Read More)
Asked by a 62 year old man from CA on 11/11/2014
Henry Hebeler
Henry Hebeler,  says
You should contact your local SSA office and determine what each of you will get if you start now and at your full retirement age. It will also make a difference whether you are still working and have earned income. It's likely that you will do better by delaying even if you have to forego the boy's benefit for a few years. (Read More)
Asked by a 62 year old man from NM on 11/10/2014
Henry Hebeler
Henry Hebeler,  says
Once started, there is not much you can do. You might try calling the SSA with your particulars where they can look up what working credits you already have to see if working more would help. (Read More)
Asked by someone from IN on 11/13/2014
Steve Chen
Steve Chen,  says
You should talk to a professional tax advisor in your state. There's a great write up on things to consider when deciding whether to take a lump sum or receive pension benefits: http://www.newretirement.com/answers/bud-hebeler/lump-sum-vs-pension.aspx (Read More)
Asked by a 85 year old man from IL on 11/11/2014
Steve Chen
Steve Chen,  says
I'm not clear on your question - could you clarify it please. (Read More)

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