Claiming Social Security early, and what happens if you work
Most folks probably know that by claiming your Social Security benefits early your benefits will be cut from what you would get by waiting until your full retirement age to apply. But many don’t really understand how substantial the cut will be, nor do they understand that if they continue to work and exceed Social Security’s annual earnings limit ($17,640 in 2019) their benefits will be further reduced. In this NJ.com article by Karin Price Mueller, the author explains the nuances of claiming Social Security early and how working could cause you to lose even more of your hard-earned Social Security benefits. Click here to read more.