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En español | How much will I get from Social Security? When can I get it? When should I get it?

This section of the AARP Social Security Resource Center dives into core questions you face as you approach your retirement years. You’ll find answers on the key factors that shape your benefits, from early-filing penalties and delayed retirement credits to cost-of-living adjustments and Medicare premium deductions. You can also learn about:

  • Gradual increases to the full retirement age
  • Financial impact of waiting to claim your Social Security benefits
  • Managing Social Security for an ailing family member
  • Stopping or suspending benefits to boost later payments
  • Social Security’s financial future


Retirement Age

Managing Benefits


Payments & Deductions




Marriage & Family


Work & Taxes


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