When can you apply for Social Security?

Answer A person will receive full Social Security retirements benefits if they apply to receive benefits at the age of 65. You can also apply to receive reduced Social Security benefits when you are withi... Read More »

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When can i apply for social security?

To apply for Social Security benefits, a person must be at least 61 years and 9 months old. Some people choose to delay the benefits until the full retirement age of 70 years in order to receive hi... Read More »

When can I apply for Social Security benefits?

A person can apply for Social Security retirement benefits when he is within four months of the first full month of his 62nd birthday. The monthly Social Security retirement benefit amount will be ... Read More »

How to Plan when to Apply for Social Security when You Are Married?

Social Security offers 3 distinct benefits for married people. Retired Worker Benefit, Spousal Benefit and Survivor Benefits. If you elect early, you will get a smaller benefit for a longer period ... Read More »

When a person is awarded Social Security Disability Insurance how is it that Social Security can withhold 6 months of pay?

When you are awarded Social Security disability benefits, you do not receive benefits beginning on your onset date. Rather, there is a 5 month "waiting period" before benefits begin.As a practical ... Read More »