If you collect Illinois teacher retirement can you collect social security?

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If you have 40 or more quarters that you have paid into Social Security--you are eligible for Medicare AND can collect a PORTION of your SS. There is an offset because of your teacher pension.
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Can a teacher collect Social Security from a spouse?

Call 1-800-772-1213 or visit Social Security Online for answers. You should contact SSA for specific answer. Of course a teacher can collect social security from a spouse.

Can you collect social security from PA paid while teaching there and Ohio teacher retirement money from teaching there?

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Can a teacher collect a pension and Social Security at the same time?

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Are Texas teachers who receive state retirement able to collect on husband's Social Security disability when they reach age 62?

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