Social Security Questions? Ask a Social Security Expert
You DO NOT HAVE to take your benefits now. You can wait till you reach your full retirement age or even to age 70 before receiving your benefits. You need to go back to your local office and ask to speak with the supervisor and tell him/her to take back the check sent to you because you did not authorize them to send you the check because you did not sign up to receive your benefits yet. That you need to wait till your full retirement age or when you turn age 70 to receive the benefits. You are allowed to do this. Click here for more information.
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