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I am a retired school teacher from Ohio receiving STRS benefits. However, I also worked for a federally sponsored program, The Recruitment & Training Program in Youngstown, Ohio for five years. Am I e… read more
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I retired from my job at the City of Oakdale in La. on Jan.
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I worked in Saudi Arabia for 12 years for Saudi Aramco and was paid as a US expat. Prior to working there I worked in the US and have the required amount of quarters paying into Social Security and my… read more
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I am a retired fire fighter and am being penalized in my Social Security awards to the tune of 50% reduction because of the "Windfall Benefits" Act of 1986. I retired in 1991 - I am 75 years of age, a… read more
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I am currently receiving my SS benefit. However, I am being penalized by receiving only 1/2 of my benefit because I receive a pension as a retired fire fighter. I paid in more than the "40 quarters" r… read more
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