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Question: At what age can I receive full retirement benefits?


Quick Answer:

...At 65 to 67 years old, depending on the year you were born.

Expanded Answer:
Full retirement age was 65 for many years, however, beginning with people born in 1938 or later, that age gradually increases until it reaches 67 for people born after 1959. The 1983 Social Security Amendments included a provision for raising the full retirement age beginning with people born in 1938 or later. The Congress cited improvements in the health of older people and increases in average life expectancy as the primary reasons for increasing the normal retirement age.
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