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What age do I retire if I was born in 1983?
Initially, when the Social Security Act was signed into law in 1935, that age was 65. However, a law passed in 1983 gradually increased the retirement age to 67.
How do I calculate my retirement age?
If your birth year is 1960 or after, your normal retirement age is 67. Anyone born between 1955 and 1959 has a normal retirement age between 66 and 67 – that is, 66 plus a certain number of months. For instance, if you were born in 1958, your full retirement age is 66 and eight months.
What year will I retire?
Normal Retirement Age
|Year of birth||Age|
|1957||66 and 6 months|
|1958||66 and 8 months|
|1959||66 and 10 months|
|1960 and later||67|
What is the retirement age for someone born in 1980?
EQUIVALENT RETIREMENT AGES: 1940-2050
|Calendar year||Base Year of Age-65 Retirement|
Can I retire at 55 and collect Social Security?
You can start receiving your Social Security retirement benefits as early as age 62. However, you are entitled to full benefits when you reach your full retirement age. If you delay taking your benefits from your full retirement age up to age 70, your benefit amount will increase.
Is it better to take Social Security at 62 or 67?
If you claim Social Security at age 62, rather than wait until your full retirement age (FRA), you can expect up to a 30% reduction in monthly benefits. For every year you delay claiming Social Security past your FRA up to age 70, you get an 8% increase in your benefit.
Do you retire on your birthday?
No, if you intend to retire on age grounds taking your pension at your normal pension age then the LDOS would be the day before your birthday and the benefits would be payable from your birthday.
What is full retirement age born in 1953?
If you were born between 1943 and 1954 your full retirement age is 66. You can start your Social Security retirement benefits as early as age 62, but the benefit amount you receive will be less than your full retirement benefit amount.
What age do you get full Social Security?
The full retirement age is 66 if you were born from 1943 to 1954. The full retirement age increases gradually if you were born from 1955 to 1960, until it reaches 67. For anyone born 1960 or later, full retirement benefits are payable at age 67.
Is Social Security based on the last 5 years of work?
Social Security benefits are based on your lifetime earnings. Your actual earnings are adjusted or “indexed” to account for changes in average wages since the year the earnings were received. Then Social Security calculates your average indexed monthly earnings during the 35 years in which you earned the most.
When a husband dies does the wife get his Social Security?
When a retired worker dies, the surviving spouse gets an amount equal to the worker’s full retirement benefit. Example: John Smith has a $1,200-a-month retirement benefit. His wife Jane gets $600 as a 50 percent spousal benefit. Total family income from Social Security is $1,800 a month.
Can a person who has never worked collect Social Security?
The only people who can legally collect benefits without paying into Social Security are family members of workers who have done so. Nonworking spouses, ex-spouses, offspring or parents may be eligible for spousal, survivor or children’s benefits based on the qualifying worker’s earnings record.
What’s the retirement age for someone born in 1983?
Legislation is in place for people born before the 1970s but there is likely to be more legislation changing retirement ages for those born in the 80s and later. But for now your official retirement age is age 68 and so you can retire in the year 2051.
When did the age of retirement go up?
The law raised the full retirement age beginning with people born in 1938 or later. The retirement age gradually increases by a few months for every birth year, until it reaches 67 for people born in 1960 and later.
What was the original retirement age for Social Security?
The retirement age will increase from 65 to 67 over a 22-year period, with an 11-year hiatus at which the retirement age will remain at 66. The original Social Security Act of 1935 set the minimum age for receiving full retirement benefits at 65.
What’s the retirement age for people born in 1960?
The retirement age gradually increases by a few months for every birth year, until it reaches 67 for people born in 1960 and later.