I’m 58 years old and plan to retire at age 62. When should I actually apply?

Hello there, It is recommended you apply three months prior to starting benefits. Therefore, if you plan on retiring at 62, you should apply for Social Security when you are 61 years and 9 months. Here is more information about how to apply. Take care, Martha Do you have a question about Social Security? Ask…

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I think I made a mistake by claiming Social Security at age 62. Can I change my mind?

Hi there, Yes, you can change your mind, and this is known as withdrawing your application. You can reapply later. If you change your mind about starting your benefits, you can cancel your application for up to 12 months after becoming entitled to retirement benefits. If you are already entitled to Medicare, you may choose to…

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