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Can I get SS at 62 years, i am disable and i get a

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can I get SS at 62 years
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Customer: i am disable and i get a disability check, can I get SS at 62 or do I need to wait until I am 66
JA: These retirement benefits are supposed to help us but they can be so complicated! The Retirement Expert will help you get the most benefits propertly. Is there anything else important you think the Accountant should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  emc011075 replied 3 months ago.

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Your SSDI benefits are your social security benefits you are entitled to at full retirement age. At 62 you would be applying for reduced benefits (about 30% of your current benefits). Unless you are loosing your social security disability benefits there's no good reason to give up your disability benefits for early social security benefits. Once you reach your full retirement age you will be automatically switched to your regular benefits.