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If you are under full retirement age for the entire year, social security will deduct $1 from your benefit payments for every $2 you earn above the annual limit. For 2016, that limit is $15,720.
So, if you are 62 and take early retirement from social security, you may earn up to $15,720 in the calendar year before any of your benefits will be effected. This amounts to $1,310 per month that you can earn and still stay below the limit. Based on what you are earning now, you will need to cut your work to no more than 124 hours per month---which amounts to about 29 hours per week. (Average of 4.3 weeks per month).
In the year you reach full retirement age, social security will deduct $1 in benefits for every $3 you earn above a different limit. In 2016, the limit on your earnings is $41,880 but they only count earnings before the month you reach your full retirement age.
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