Working While Receiving Social Security
Those that have not reached full retirement age and are collecting Social Security benefits are subject to an earnings limit of $1,470 per month or $17,640 per year in 2019. Once you have reached your full retirement age, there is no limit on how much you can earn while collecting. Rachel Hartman’s piece explains some of the nuances of part-time work and collecting benefits, the change that occurs at age 66 (if full retirement age is 67), taxation of benefits, and how one gets back any “penalty” one pays by earning too much. Full article here.
The AMAC Foundation offers a free-to-the-public advisory service to all folks ageing into–or already in–Social Security. This service provides guidance in understanding the complexities of Social Security and the myriad rules and regulations associated with the process for claiming benefits, with NSSA-Certified Social Security Advisors available via email or telephone to discuss options. Learn more about this service via the Foundation’s website.