Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 15, 1956 · Page 16
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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE SEVENTEEN Third of Series WorkiiigWomenAdvised To Claim Benefits at 65 By D. B. GALLAGHER Undrr the new Social Security law the age at which a woman with earned Social Security credits in her own rights becomes eligible for benefits is reduced to 62, However, with the reduction of age comes a reduction in the amount of monthly benefits. For two days we have been explaining the way the law affects dependent wives. Today we will talk about the woman who is eligible tor monthly So- cial Security benefits only from her own rights. The same basic rule in figuring monthly benefits will be used as is used in figuring I lie benefits for a dependent wife applying before 65, but the percentages will be different. * Such a woman reaching 62 during this coming November (when this provision becomes effective! and eligible for monthly benefits, will be eligible for 80 per cent of the amount that wouk have been awarded her at the age of 65. This doesn't mean that the 80 KT cent will apply to any age over 62 but. under 65. Here this computation will be used. The amount of monthly benefits due at 65 to the woman with only her own Social Security credits will first be figured, then 5-9 of one per cent will be deducted for. each month the insured woman lacks of reaching 65. This formula accounts for the figure of 80 per cent representing the percentage of the 65-year age benefits awarded to women at 62. Here again, as with the dependent wife, the woman with credits only in her own rights, and who doesn't expect to lose any monthly benefit checks before 65, will gain by applying at 62. However, there will be many conditions where it may be a 'innncial advantage for this woman to delay filir.g for monthly benefits until 65. Horn is a prart.ir.al example-: Mrs. Bill iF 63 thif coming No- j vember. She is working and while she has enough credits for monthly benefits, earnings re- slrirlions "ill permit only the pnynvnt for two months this year and another two months next year. At fi") she expects to retire, or have wages tha 1 do not rxceod earnings restrictions. It will he to lirr financial ad- vantage to wait until Khe is 65 fits undrr tho new ruling. before purity applying for benefits. Social Se- It is our suggestion that working women, gihle survivor other than widows find elide- pendent mothers, not. be in loo bit, a hurry to apply for bene- ready: 32 -page "It's Your Money' 1 booklet with permanent, earnings record and supplement covering the new Social Security Law of August, 1956. Send 25 cent in coin (no stamps) to SS Book, Alton Evening Tele- | graph. P.ox 311, (Irand Central ISInlion. N. Y., JT. N. Y. ffop-riRht. riso, <icru>rnl lY-nMuvs Corp.) The Venetians of tho 1100s usually are credited with having invented the double-entry system of bookkeeping. 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