§ 160. Old-Age Benefits - In General

Monthly old-age insurance (retirement) benefits are available to workers covered by Social Security upon reaching age 62. The amount of the monthly benefit depends upon the worker's earnings history, upon the age at which the worker commences receiving the monthly benefit, and upon the level of the worker's continuing earned income.

See generally SSA, Retirement Benefits; What You Need To Know When You Get Retirement Or Survivors Benefits; When To Start Receiving Retirement Benefits.

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