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En español | Q: At 62, I'm still earning about $80,000 a year, so even if I start collecting Social Security benefits — about $1,800 a month — it will not help me much because I will be over the $15,120 a year earnings limit. And thus most of my benefits will be withheld. But if I do take Social Security at 62, and I keep working, will there be any favorable adjustment to my benefit when I get to 66, my full retirement age?Back to Article

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