What is the minimum age one must start collecting social security benefits?


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How many people are retired& collecting Social Security retirement benefits?

In April 2010, the Social Security Administration paid 1,187,763 Social Security benefits to individuals of retirement age, according to the Administration's Office of Retirement and Disability Pol... Read More »

What is the minimum amount paid under social security benefits?

As of 2010, the Social Security Administration does not list a minimum amount of payable benefits. However, the administration does not pay less than $1 of benefits. All citizens born after 1929 ne... Read More »

At what age do Social Security benefits start?

The earliest age you can start receiving Social Security benefits is 62, which is considered early retirement. If you choose to start receiving benefits at 62, you will receive up to 25 percent les... Read More »

What year did social security benefits start?

Social security benefits started in 1937. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act in 1935. At first, citizens only received a one-time, lump-sum payment in 1937. It was not u... Read More »