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Social Security: Money earned pre-retirement shouldn’t reduce benefits

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Q: I retired in 2013 but expect income in 2014 from work completed before I retired. Will this lower my 2014 Social Security benefits?

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A:  For people younger than full retirement age, the Social Security annual earnings test, also called the retirement test, concerns how much can be earned from wages or self-employment in a calendar year without reducing benefits during that year.

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