Inheritance is not earned income. It should have no effect on your social security. You will have to pay an inheritance tax on your inheritance. So
before you get the inheritance, the government will have their hand out for
Earned income is where you go out to get a job to make more money. Up to
a certain age that will affect your social security. I retired at age 60.
I could not even draw social security until I was age 62 and then I was not
allowed to earn unlimited income until I was age 65 without it affecting my
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