What Happens if You Work While Receiving Social Security?
January 25, 2023
Dear Savvy Senior,
I started drawing my Social Security retirement benefits back in 2021 when I was forced to retire early, but I'm now interested going back to work part-time. Will this affect my benefits, and if so, how much?
Back to Work
You can collect Social Security retirement benefits and work at the same time but depending on how old you are and how much you earn, some or all of your benefits could be temporarily withheld. Here's how it works.
SSA Earning Rules
Social Security says that if you're under your full retirement age and are collecting benefits, then you ca...