March 31, 2014 — On this week’s For Your Benefit, join our hosts, Bob Leins and John Elliott, as they welcome Lester Austin, public affairs specialist for the Social Security Administration, to talk about Social Security and retirement.
Austin covers many facets of Social Security, including:
How do I qualify for benefits?
What is the difference between a quarter and a credit?
What can be done to see an individual’s history of credits earned?
How do I calculate my retirement benefit?
When should I apply for Social Security?
What’s the Windfall Elimination Provision?
What happens if I choose to continue working and not claim Social Security when I’m first eligible?