Social Security Disability: What Happens When You Turn 65?
One of the most common questions individuals receiving Social Security disability (SSD) benefits have is whether they switch to retirement benefits when they turn 65. The answer is that when an individual reaches full retirement age—often 65 but sometimes older, depending on the year of birth—these SSD benefits will be called retirement benefits instead. To the beneficiary of the benefits, nothing will change as a practical matter beyond the name for the payments and perhaps the technical source of funding. Most importantly, the payments themselves do not change….Read More