Will my benefits increase because I became disabled while collecting early Social Security Retirement benefits?
Disability during Early Retirement If you become disabled while receiving Social Security early retirement benefits, whether or not you receive an increase in benefits depends on when you become disabled. Social Security does not pay disability benefits for the first five full calendar months of disability, so you would not get an increase during those months. You would receive an increase in the sixth month if the sixth month is before your Normal Retirement month. Social Security Normal Retirement Age For many decades full retirement age was sixty-five. In recent years, the Social Security Normal Retirement Age was increased. The...Read more