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I'm 62 and plan to retire at 66. My income has dropped

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I'm 62 and plan to retire at 66. My income has dropped substantially and there is little chance it will improve. Is there a way to keep the next four years of little or no income from adversely effecting my social security benefits when I retire?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  PDtax replied 1 year ago.

Hi from just answer. I'm PDtax, and can assist.

Expert:  PDtax replied 1 year ago.

Your best 35 indexed years of income establish your benefit. If you do not have high income years now, it won't reduce your benefit. Higher income in late years can only help, and lower income years do not hurt.

Expert:  PDtax replied 1 year ago.

I hope that clarifies things. Please ask any follow up questions you might need. Thanks for asking at just answer. Positive feedback is appreciated.

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