Will you lower my social security benefits if I get a pension from work not covered by social security?
When you get a pension from work not covered by Social Security, we may figure your Social Security benefits using a different formula. This lowers your Social Security benefit. We do this whether your pension comes from work you did for a U.S. government agency or in a foreign country.
The following answer is Attorney Walter Hnot’s annotated response to the previous answer.
This answer is fine, because if you are asking it, you should just call the law firm and ask us for a financial analysis with your particular situation. Your numbers could go anywhere with this, so just call us about it.