What is Primary Insurance Amount (PIA)?

Hello there, The Primary Insurance Amount, commonly referred to as PIA, is the full monthly benefit that you receive if you claim at your Full Retirement Age (FRA). Claiming earlier reduces your benefit and waiting to claim later than FRA increases your benefit. Your PIA is calculated using a specific formula. If you are eligible…

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What does ‘full retirement age’ mean?

Hello, Full Retirement Age, also known as FRA, is the age at which you will receive the full monthly benefit you have earned from all the years you have contributed into the system. It may also be referred to as normal retirement age. If you choose to claim your Social Security benefits at your FRA, you will…

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