Do you know your social security benefits?

Monday - 2/28/2011, 6:03pm EST

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February 28, 2011 -- Retirement, social security benefits, Medicare - just a few of the topics discussed with Lester Austin, senior public affairs specialist for the Social Security Administration. Plus, he'll discuss the new online application system used to apply for social security benefits.

Lester Austin, Senior Public Affairs Specialist for the Social Security Administration, joins co-hosts Bob Leins and John Elliott as they discuss your social security benefits.

Topics include:

  • How do you collect credits to qualify for social security benefits?
  • As a retiree, will my children qualify for social security?
  • How are retirement benefits calculated?
  • When am I eligible to retire with full benefits?

Join the discussion by calling (202) 465-3080 or email us your questions.