Social Security Q&A: What Happens to Disability Benefits at Retirement Age?

Question: If I get Social Security disability benefits and I reach full retirement age, will I then receive retirement benefits? Answer: Social Security disability benefits automatically change to retirement benefits when disability beneficiaries reach full retirement age. In most cases, the payment amount does not change. The law does not allow a person to receive both retirement and disability benefits simultaneously on one earnings...

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Social Security Q&A: What Can I Do at the Social Security Website?

Question: What can I do at Answer: There are many things you can do on Social Security’s website. You can conduct most of your Social Security business online at You can get an estimate of future benefits, find out if you qualify for benefits now and even apply for benefits. You can complete a number of other tasks online, too. You can estimate your...

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Social Security Q&A: How to Save and Return to Disability Form Online

Question: I’m getting ready to start filling out my disability benefits application online, but I’m concerned I will need to stop before I can finish it. Can I stop before completing the application and come back to finish it later? If so, how do I return to my online application to finish it when I have all the information I need? Answer: Applying for disability is a multi-step process that may take one to two hours to complete,...

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