Some state employees get reduced Social Security benefits
In this Prescott, AZ eNews publication, Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor of The AMAC Foundation responds to a question from a retiree whose Social Security benefit has been reduced because of a law enacted in 1983. That law, developed by a bipartisan congress and signed by President Reagan, included a rule known as the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) which reduces Social Security benefits for retirees of employers who did not contribute to the Social Security program. The article explains how the law came about and suggests what the questioner might do to help ease the pain of this benefit reduction. Click here to read more.