Work in Retirement May Lower Benefits

Fishbein, Robert
December 2009
Best's Review;Dec2009, Vol. 110 Issue 8, p50
Trade Publication
In this article, the author reflects on the need of individuals to work in retirement to support their desired standard of living in the U.S. He stresses the need to consider the tax treatment of individual's Social Security benefits to help maximize the retirement income stream. He says that an individual's income may be higher in retirement than it was prior to retirement if they have chosen to begin Social Security. He infers that working in retirement may reduced Social Security benefits.


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