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What Does Drawing Social Security Disability Do To My Railroad Retirement Divorced Spousal Benefits?

What if I already draw social security disability? What does that do to my RR retirement from my ex who is already retired?

Hi. If you're collecting any type of Social Security benefits and if you claim Railroad Retirement (RR) benefits, the Railroad Retirement Board will offset your Tier 1 RR benefit dollar for dollar by the amount of your Social Security benefit.

Best, Jerry

Apr 21 2022 - 12:53pm
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