What would you like to do?
You can only draw Social Security benefits at age 55 if you are disabled.
15 people found this useful
Was this answer useful?
Thanks for the feedback!
You can take early retirement at age 62 if you have accumulated the required 40 work credits, but your benefit amount will be reduced to approximately 75% of what you would re…ceive if you postponed retirement until full retirement age (66 for people born between 1943 and 1954) or later. You can collect Social Security disability (SSDI) benefits at any age if you meet guidelines for both work credit eligibility and disability determination.
At 74, you are well beyond what the Social Security Administration considers full retirement age (FRA), so there is no cap on the amount of money you can earn without a reduct…ion in monthly income. You will continue receiving your full benefit check regardless of your work situation.
There is no gender discrimination for Social Security benefits. If you or a spouse have earned the 40 required work credits, you can begin drawing Social Security benefits at …age 62. Under certain circumstances, you may be eligible for benefits calculated on a spouse's work record (if applicable) if one-half the spouse's benefit is greater than the amount you qualify for on your own work record. Be aware that filing for Social Security benefits before full retirement age (65 for people born before 1943; 66 for people born between 1943 and 1954) reduces the cash benefit to as little as 75% of the amount you would receive by waiting until full retirement age. Also be aware that, while you can collect cash benefits at age 62, you must still wait until age 65 to enroll in Medicare.
Only if you qualify for SSDI (disability) or survivors' benefits under Social Security guidelines. A widow, widower, or qualifying ex-spouse may receive Social Security surviv…ors' benefits for retirement as early as age 60, or age 50 if disabled. The earliest a person can collect regular Social Security retirement benefits is age 62.
You can only draw your own social security. Clarification According to the Social Security and Disability Resource Center: At what… age can I start drawing Social Security Retirement Benefits? If you are 62 years old you can apply to receive Social Security retirement benefits as an individual or as a spouse on a husband or wife’s record. Additionally, an applicant may be entitled to file for social security retirement benefits on the record of another individual as a divorced spouse or widowed spouse provided they were were married to that individual for ten years or more. Widows and Widowers may be entitled to a survivor benefit at the age of sixty provided they have not remarried before the age of 60. Also, a disabled widow or widower may receive a disability benefit on the record of a deceased spouse at age 50 provided they have not remarried prior to age 50.
The earliest you can collect Social Security retirement benefits is age 62. You can collect Social Security disability benefits at age 30 if you are found disabled under Soc…ial Security guidelines and if you or a spouse have earned a sufficient number of work credits to qualify. At age 30, you need to have accumulated approximately 18 work credits, which is roughly the equivalent of 4.5 years of full-time work (half the number of years between age 21 and 30). Bear in mind Social Security payments are tied directly to the amount of money you've contributed to FICA during your working years, so a 30-year-old's check is likely to be low even if supplemented by SSI (Supplemental Security Income, a form of welfare). The minimum combined monthly payment may be as little as $675 per month (based $674 minimum SSI guarantee), but will vary by individual depending on your work record.
I have been unemployed since 2011 my unemployment running out can not find a job. I am 55 can I collect social security early? firstname.lastname@example.org
Age 73 is well beyond what Social Security considers full retirement age. There is no limit to how much income you can earn while continuing to draw benefits. You will not be …penalized.
No change in the age drawing "early" social Security (i.e.: 62) is contemplated at the time of this posting. However, the age at which you can file for 'full' SS benefits is… dependent upon your year of birth, and the age for filing has been rising for several years. Check with the SS Administration 800 number or call your local SS office for further information.
The amount of benefits one can drawer at the age of 70 depends upon the total amount of money earned up until the age of 70. You will then get a proportion of the full amount.…
If you can, I'm retiring.
You can draw a reduced Social Security benefit starting between age 62 and your full retirement age. Someone born in 1953 has a full retirement age 66. You should become fami…liar with the Social Security website given in the related link.
The minimum age you can claim Social Securityretirement benefits is 62, provided you have accrued the required40 credits which is the equivalent of 10 years of work. However,b…ecause age 62 is not the Full Retirement Age (FRA) for collectingretirement benefits, the amount you will be collecting will beabout 25 to 30 percent less than what you would collect if you waituntil your FRA, which can range between ages 66 and 67, dependingon your year of birth. Another effect of collecting Social Securityretirement prior to your FRA is that if you earn more than aspecific amount from working ($15,480 in 2014), your benefits willbe reduced. Deciding when to begin collecting your Social Securityretirement benefits is a decision that requires careful planning sobe sure to talk to an experienced financial advisor who can helpyou to fully assess your situation.
No, the earliest you can collect Social Security retirement benefits is age 62. While you may be able to retire at age 55, you will need to have other resources to draw from u…ntil you are eligible for Social Security. Retiring at age 55 is difficult for most people. Not only are not you not eligible for Social Security for many more years, but in general, you can't access your retirement accounts until you reach age 59 1/2. Also, you don't qualify for Medicare until age 65. All of these combined make it very difficult for the average person to retire at 55. If you are retiring because of disability and qualify for Social Security disability benefits, you can collect those before age 62.
it is now 2017 and If you were born in 1963, you are now 54. In theUK you are of working age and provided you qualify, you could claimjobseekes allowance if you are out of wor…k or ESA if you are sickup to your retirement age. At the moment your state retirement agewould be 67.