What Are the Average Retirement Benefits?

Answer The average retirement benefits from Social Security in 2009 stand at about $1,153 per month for a retired worker, with a maximum amount of $2,323 at full retirement age (currently 66 years old).S... Read More »

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If you receive full retirement benefits can you receive early retirement benefits?

You can receive early Social Security Retirement benefits at age 62 but if you income exceeds a specific dollar amount per year ($12,960 in 2007), your Social Security benefits will be reduced by $... Read More »

Are both retirement benefits and Social Security Disability insurance benefits taxable?

SS retirement benefits ARE taxable - SS disability benefits MAY be taxable depending upon circumstances. See the Related Link below.

Do state retirement benefits affect Social Security disability benefits?

Receipt of state retirement benefits based on earnings for which you did not pay Social Security taxes will reduce the amount of your Social Security disability benefit. You also will encounter red... Read More »

The Effect of Teacher's Retirement Benefits on Social Security Benefits?

Teachers in 14 states--including California, Texas, Ohio and most of Missouri--do not pay into Social Security. Their teachers' pensions will offset Social Security benefits received under their ow... Read More »