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I have turned 62 and will continue to make $80,000 /yr. My

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i have turned 62 and will continue to make $80,000 /yr. My benefits are $1972 /yr.
should I apply for SS benefits ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  PDtax replied 1 year ago.

Hi from Just Answer. I'm PDtax. I will assist.

The easiest answer is no. Your income is assumed to be enough that you won't need to claim early, as you will have to pay much of those benefits back.

Unless you have a pressing need, such as substantial medical expenses, or your health is not good, do not claim now, and let your benefits continue to grow.

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