Does a State Pension Reduce Social Security?
Still strategizing how to leave 70 hour weeks behind, and create a pension in a few years ...
If I took a state job, their 'net calculator indicates I could generate a $400/month pension after only working for 5 years, at a relatively low rate of pay (relative to private employment, etc.)
Do pensions from states affect social security benefits in any way, or is this "found" money?
Living in TN, and it appears there are a fair number of jobs with the state that I qualify for. Any suggestions on how to cultivate contacts or otherwise improve chances for state hire will be appreciated. While contrary to my past perspectives, this appears to be a reasonable way to slow down at the end of my career, work 5 more years or so, enjoy life a bit (working near 40 hours a week will feel part-time), get to know my kids again, and cruise to the finish line. We'll see ...