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  • How much can I earn at 65 and still keep my SS benefits

    Asked on 4/10/2008

    I am 65 and receiveing SS and Medicare. I have been offered a full time job with benefits. Will I lose my SS monthly income? How much money are you alowed to make? Should I take their Medical plan give up Medicare until a future date when I retire again?

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  • Categories: Work and Retirement, Social Security, Work Penalties

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  • I am 68 and receiving SS and Medicare. How much money am I allowed to make?

  • Login to rate this answer:   Answered on 4/12/2008
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  • You can receive full benefits while working when you reach your maximum retirement age.

    To determine your maximum retirement age, please visit:
    http://www.ssa.gov/retire2/agereduction.htm

    If you would like more information about the many benefits of working when you are of retirement age, continue here: http://www.newretirement.com/Services/Working_In_Retirement_Reasons.aspx

    Or, if you are interested in learning more about how your benefits would be affected if you work and are taking benefits before your "Full Retirement Age," visit: http://www.socialsecurity.gov/retire2/whileworking.htm

  • Login to rate this answer:   Answered on 4/21/2008
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